Sunday, October 5, 2008

There's Frost on the pumpkin... errr... on the grass?

I woke this morning to a hard frost...

This is part of my yard from as seen out a window upstairs... that tree in the middle? My very own apple tree! I've never seen a triangular yard before though. The yard still has blooming flowers and trees in various areas. MY landlord lives next door (bottom left side of this photo- you can't see his house in the photo) and he planted both yards and did an amazing job. It looks like my yard will be a 4 season yard. I'll post more photos later of the yard.

This is actually the second time that there has been a heavy frost on the ground. The first time was around September 8th! Made me kind worry for the upcoming winter-since, I'd never lived anywhere where the frost came that early in the season!


I wanted to make my front doors more welcoming and found a beautiful blue glazed pot for the front steps. I also purchased a big pot of mums... full of tiny buds that have now started to open up.

My house is a light yellow color- so, I thought that this was the perfect touch.

I also bought some flowers for my kitchen windowsill. They made me happy to look at them- even though there were unpacked boxes elsewhere in the house.

5 comments:

Miss Hannah said...

That yard is just beautiful - well done the landlord! Apples from your own apple tree really nice to eat as well as look at.

Renna said...

You have a lovely yard, and the flowers in your windowsill look elegant as well as pretty.

I guess you better make sure you've unpacked the box marked winter clothing! ;-)

iwouldratherbeknitting said...

I have located my coat, scarves and gloves/mittens and a few long sleeved shirts and some long pants! I was still wearing capri pants and summer tops... when I moved in and it was getting a wee bit NIPPY!

AND.. the yard is even prettier than the photo shows-- very little of the plants are in the photo.

Bad news though... it's in my lease that I will SHOVEL the snow from the driveway/road in front of my house, and my sidewalk... uh, guess I had better find a snow shovel somewhere!!

Christine said...

Ack! Boxes, boxes and more boxes! But, on the positive side you have a lovely yard and your very own apple tree! Looks like winter may start early there.

So glad to see you hooked up and able to post again!

HODGEPODGESPV said...

it is a lovely yard and i agree that a lovely blue pot full of yellow flowers is most welcoming. i love african violets too! this house does not face the right way and is a killer of all living plants....so i have adjusted to wild flowers in the yard.