And it is supposed to continue throughout the week, which is good timing because I have another commission to work on for Jodie Ann. It will be a quilt top using the pattern, "Contrary Wife/Ornery Husband.
It takes rain to keep me from doodling around in the flower gardens all day !
A quick tour this morning produced a few pictures.
This Lily is one that was here when I bought the place, but I think that this is only the second year that it has bloomed although this is my fifth summer here.
The color of the orange is SO GORGEOUS, just a bit different from Tiger Lillies.
Hubby's garden plants are growing well with the exception of the little okra seedlings which don't seem to have changed much this week.
The squash is blooming this morning, and has little baby squash all over the place....of course, we usually lose the first few to rot, and then they start to produce good, big specimens.
The cucumbers put out little 3/4 inch baby cukes, and then began to bloom. He has put out SO MANY that I hope I'm able to can a few jars of the sweet pickles using the recipe that I tried two years ago. They were a refrigerator pickle recipe that didn't have to be pressurized.
I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy; for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities;
"NOW THANKS BE UNTO GOD, WHICH ALWAYS CAUSETH US TO TRIUMPH IN CHRIST !"
The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear?The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
When the wicked came against me to eat up my flesh, my enemies and foes, they stumbled and fell. Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear....Psalm 27 1-3
Psalm 31: 7, 8
And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy; thou hast set my feet in a large room.