Salutations! We’re in the midst of some lovely weather here on the East Coast with Spring rolling in. Our shabby little cottage with the overgrown garden is in need of some love. Farmer Brown and I worked out there all day Sunday, mostly weeding and planning. Always with the weeding and the planning it seems. Oh dear Cottage Fix friends, how we do love to make a plan.
So we keep on weeding and planning. And year after year a few plants die, the weeds seem to thrive, and we just keep on planning. I guess that’s part of the beauty of a garden though, it’s ever changing. The first day back “at it” after a long winter is always a doozy, and this year was no exception. One thing we’re quite happy with is the weed liner we put down last fall. It’s doing it’s job. And the few weeds that grow through are easy to pull right up. So that’s something to cheer about!
The daffodils are certainly doing their daffodil thing this year! They’re popping up all over our garden and all over town. I picked a bunch for my daughter’s room and a few for the living room here. Flower picking season is well on the way — oh joy!
As many of you know, one of my favorite things to change up season to season are the pillows and throw blankets. I rarely buy new ones though, I just tend to shuffle and reshuffle. Although I spotted a couple of beauties online, I can’t stop dreaming about. And they’re not in blue, which is so weird for me! Blue and me go way back now. They’re on my watch list so we’ll see. I can’t make a purchase without a sale you know. This Spring I looked through all of the leftover pillows after I picked out what was going on the sun porch. And this is what I came up with — soft blues (of course), whites, and a simple floral. It’s a nice boost of color after my “all white” winter look in here. And I only had a couple of pillows left over.