Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Backyard Time.... Summer in full bloom

This year our Seasons started a little late. My Lilacs bloom later and the honeysuckle started later. Although the honeysuckle is still blooming. I notice the daylilies are just now forming buds. They should be in bloom in a couple weeks.

We are starting some yard work soon. building a retainer wall and moving some Azaleas and Japanese box woods.  I also want to move some roses, however that will have to wait til Fall.

Our gazebo can down in the winter storm. We decided not to replace it. Using umbrellas that have solar powered light as well as solar power lights poles.  Planted some container flowers, which I will blog about later on.

We had Squirrels  nesting on the roof.  They took the roof singles off down to the wood. So, we had to have that fixed.  Started trapping them and relocating them to the woods at the other end of the county. they should like it there. the squirrels do so must damage here.  Our neighbor notice we have Voles. We will be treating the yard for grubs plus spaying to deter them from coming into our yard. They will destroy the plants as well as the foundations of the deck and patio. We did notice the  tunnel hills on the back area.

Our Hot tub didn't weather the winter either. We are having that repaired. It seems like this is the year we limit our vacations. We are taking a short one to the beach this month. However with all the repairs and yard work we are limited this summer.

I will be posting the updates soon. Summer time is a great time for family and backyard fun.