Since last we met, we've been busy.
We did some traveling.
Back to Mississippi, to visit friends.
We go through Luling, TX, to get to I-10.
This time we stopped, so I could stand in the street and take a picture of this sign.
It's hard to tell in the photo, but it's 3 dimensional.
One of our friends retired, and he wanted to celebrate in Biloxi.
So, we went....again.
Back home, you can see we have been missed by the summer rains,
that have hit other areas around us.
The Grass Bed is doing ok.
Not as much growth as I'd like.
The Hyacinth Bean and zinnias are doing good.
The Pride of Barbados is finally blooming.
Love those blooms. And, inside the fence, the deer can't get to them.
The tomatoes are blooming.
But, not setting fruit. There are some that set earlier.
Taking their time getting ripe.
For the first time, we had ripe figs.
Not many, and not big....but, they tasted good.
This Agave Lophantha had been chomped by the deer.
I took it out of the planter it was in, and put it in the ground.
Then, it started developing two crowns. Very interesting.
We turned this firepit into a planter.
We put in a Soft-leaf Yucca.
Looks better than a bunch of limbs piled in there.
It's being protected by this resin Horned Toad.
So far, so good.
We'll soon put some wire up. The bucks have lots of velvet to rub of their antlers.
And, last but not least.
Yesterday, my daughter and I went to Market Day, here
I got two plants.
A Dyckia 'Burgundy Ice'
And, a variegated agave. I think Agave American 'Mediopicta Alba'.
There were no labels. The seller just knew they were an agave and a dyckia.
Hope my research is right.
Now to find containers for them.
So...that's what I've been up to.
How about you?
Hope your summer is going well.