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Saturday, April 24, 2010

My Patio

When I arrived home from work the other night, I was met with a wonderful surprise! My significant other had been busy at the local home and garden store.

Originally, I only had the little herb garden but now we have a great little area. I find that we naturally gravitate here, often taking our dinners out side =)

This is my palm tree! There are also little flowery plants at the base to add color. I am not really into plants that aren't edible but the palm tree is kind of fun =)

This is my other non-edible plant. It is a Lamb's Ear and that is exactly what the leaves feel like. I had to leave my last one in Kentucky and this was a beautiful surprise.

Finally, these are my herbs. Oregano was the first to pop up but is still very small. The Cilantro was last to sprout but is growing like crazy. I can't wait to try my hand at salsa!
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This is my Basil and the Chives are on the right. Thanks for reading and the there will be miniatures in the next post =)


Eli Arndt said...

Looks like some of the pics didn't make it through on the post but it looks like a lovely patio.

Shelexie said...

Sorry about the pics. I love my patio! =)

Gerry Bossier said...

This patio looks very relaxing and I feel that you are at peace every time you're there. Creating your own patio does not require a bigger backyard or a rooftop. A small space can be made more spacious and fab when you try to decorate it.

Shelexie said...

Thanks Gerry! We loved being out on the patio. Our new one is larger and I will try to post pictures soon =)

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