You can never have too many flowers!

“Just living is not enough…one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”

Hans Christian Andersen

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lilies…so delicate

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old wagon full of wavy petunias

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love love love peonies!

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zinnias

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delphinium and Shasta daisies

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blue flax

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lilies

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climbing yellow roses

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yellow roses

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Unique treehouse…

“Tolkien” style tree house

IMG_3397This is how we enclosed under the tree house. It looks like an old miner’s shack. There is storage under and it is the pathway to the chicken yard.

Use your imagination…we started with a 9′ x 9′ platform that was not even connected to the tree. We were afraid of killing it if we attached nails and screws to it and it would continue to grow causing the tree house to move. Each year we added to this. The railing around the top… the stairs…eventually, it will be screened in.  The mosquitoes are vicious in Idaho! Most of the tree house was built with salvaged materials! IMG_3217

Hello world!

Hi y’all! I am totally new to blogging so bear with me. I created this blog because there are so many things that we do that others may enjoy or just use as inspiration in their own backyard. I am an addict to Pinterest and have some amazing ideas for my own home and backyard, but I created new ideas with what I had. My partner in crime is my husband of 30 years, Bill, and he does amazing work. I dream it, he helps me to bring it to fruition. Though our “crew” consists of five sons, they are now grown so it is just the two of us.

This is part time for me. I LOVE working in my yard, but my passion is teaching. I dream of the things I will do over the summer “vacation,” which is not so much of a vacation for my hubby!

All in all, I just wanted to share ideas. Please enjoy and feel free to let me  know your thoughts!

Mary C

I absolutely love flowers! This is one very small glimpse of my flower garden...

I absolutely love flowers! This is one very small glimpse of my flower garden…