Today I'm joining Annie at A Stitch in Time with Friday Smiles. It's been a rather difficult couple of weeks, and I want to put all the drama aside and enjoy the weekend with a smile.
Early yesterday morning it rained, so I didn't have to water. I decided it was time to harvest my herbs for a second time this summer. I was surprised how much they have grown.
I shouldn't be surprised, though, since we had 7.77 inches of rain in two days. The two rivers that surround my neighborhood were nearly outside their banks, too.
I love taking photos when the weather is overcast. You can see my four tomato plants have grown into a single mess. My Sweet 100 tomatoes have been giving me lots of beautiful tomatoes since July 1, but today was the first day I found two Roma tomatoes that were red enough to pick.
Late in the afternoon,
lots of these plants had been given a hair cut.
I cut the basil plants practically in half, as well as the Stevia.
But the biggest change was in the dill and purple basil.
I'm determined to keep a positive attitude, and won't be discussing my basement flood again. At least not until the mess is cleaned up completely. Thanks for respecting my wishes on that, too.
Now let's visit Annie at A Stitch in Time and start the weekend with a smile or even a laugh. I hope this garden entry puts a bit of a smile on your face because it has mine, which is just what I need right now.
Thanks also for joining me. I greatly appreciate your support, whether it's with paper or fabric arts, or fun in my gardens.
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