Category: Blake

The Garden 4/14

The Garden 4/14

home garden

Just sharing an updated pic of Krist Gardens which exists in an enclosed area of our front yard. 🙂 There are new plants coming in (along the sides), also 2 doz plants onthe driveway that are coming in soon . Blake and I are working hard to get the shade covers up before the heat begins -they will now be at 10ft and then we will add the fruit cages too. Getting it set up now really makes a difference. Last, the rggs(rain gutter growing system) plamts and the greenhouse possibly hydroponics are following.

So whar do we have? trees- 2 peach 3 pommagrante, 2 fig, 3 apple, 3 orange, 1 olive, 1 mango, 1 apricot, 7 grapes, 2 almonds, 3 orange, 1 tangelo, 2 cherry, a senna shrub, strawberries, many tomatoes, 2 tomatillos, 2 eggplant, 2 celery,2 brocolli, chives, basil, 1 lemon tree, . lots of peppers,a raspberry plant, 3 blueberry plants, 4 blackberries, a pink crepe tree, a Japanese something tree, a pretty tree , vines on all sides, 3 citronellas, 3 cactus, 1 aloe, corn and peas, squash, cukes, various tomatoes, watermelons, pumpkins, and some flower plants for bees and hummingbirds and 1 fern.
i feel like I am forgetting a plant yes, maybe that is it.

More fun than baking fresh bread is..

Today was the third day that I made bread from scratch. I always thought it was complicated so I never tried to do it from scratch so we had bread machines. Bread from the machine is okay but what I have never liked is takes Read More…

Blake has got to wear shades.

Blake has got to wear shades.

Not the greatest filming I know. Holding a not so light camera higher up to get the shot is not that easy. I hope to get a better copy.

Blake tapping to Dixieland Christmas at Knotts

Blake tapping to Dixieland Christmas at Knotts

Sorry for the distortion, I had Adam’s heavy camera which was hard to hold in the air and the sun was shinning on the screen so I couldn’t see what I was filming either. I just pointed and hit record. I hope to get better clips from another parent.

A Halloweenie Activity

A Halloweenie Activity

Halloweenie activity at our house for Vince and the boys.. Meanwhile, I succeed in getting all the laundry done!

Unexpected Garden Harvest at Noob Garden

I went into the garden today to transplant two trees to pots and found an unexpected harvest. Sox thinks the basket of basil, peppers, tomatoes, and cucumbers smells awesome.

Knotts 2017  Blake and Aiden

Knotts 2017 Blake and Aiden

Northridge Festival Part 1

Blake in a lyrical number and then Blake and Aiden in a jazz number.

Knotts Berry Farm Dec 2016

The Patsy Metzger Dancers performed in a several places this year, the last one was at Knotts in December. Don’t hold it against me on filming, I had a substitute as I was with our older son, performing in a play in another part of Read More…

When Blake was 2.

When Blake was 2.

Hair cuts today!

Hair cuts today!

Don’t my guys look great? Susan came from Vegas and turned by long haired sons back into my men once again.

Springtime 2004 in Henderson.

Springtime 2004 in Henderson.

Adam was 5, Kyle was almost 4, Blake was 2 1/2 and Aiden was in the works. 🙂