When we went out to buy gas for the lawnmower ($2.36 per gallon) we noticed that they had finally put a name on the building under construction, and what a surprise to find out that it was a Starbucks Coffee. It's a rather small building and we thought it might be an oil change center or a muffler shop. It's not open yet...they were still working on it. For those of you that know the area, the Starbucks is located right next to Ryan's.
The pictures below are pictures I took of the yard.
Here's another view of the watergarden. I love the lily pads and there were two remaining waterlily flowers...one is just a bud, but will be open tomorrow. I can't seem to bend down anywhere without a cat or two coming over to investigate.
I was surprised to see my little pink tea rose and the Veronicas still blooming. My climbing pink rose was also blooming very pretty, with many large flowers, but Jimmy cut them and brought them in and put them in a vase. He loves roses, but we don't have much luck with them.
We have about 50 feet of grapes and they did exceptionally well this year. They're mostly concord grapes and they are ripe and ready to pick. We've been eating them fresh...Jimmy goes out everyday and picks us a fresh batch to eat. They're really sweet except when they're light purple...and then you just want to scrinch your face up like a prune, if you happen to get one in your mouth. I also came face to face with a spider while eating the grapes and had to holler for Jimmy. Apparently they like grapes too. You eat the grapes for a healthy heart and then along comes a spider and gives you a heart attack.