Thursday, April 9, 2009

Thursday in the Garden with Jonesie

Sometimes I like to lounge in the garden even though there is lots of work to do. There was so much work that mom and dad hired some people to help out. I took advantage and took a little break when the sun came out.Sunshine feels good on my furs Even though it's getting warmer and sunnier, it's still too cold to plant. Mom will probably start some things in the greenhouse, but she was lazy, I mean busy last weekend and didn't get around to it. I'll just have to imagine what this will look like full of veggies this summer.

One sad thing...my herb garden is going away. When my mom and dad built this, they never leveled it. It's now a mess and needs to be redone. Dad has string up to tell him how to keep it level next time around so he doesn't mess it up. All of the perennial herbs are going to be moved to the vegetable bed for this summer and the new garden won't be ready until next year.

I'm taking my farewell walkabout to say so long to one of my favorite hang outs. Until we meet again!
PS...the reason Cory was wordless yesterday and staring out the window? A raccoon was moving slowly in the yard on Tuesday. It climbed into the hidey hole in our willow tree. We were worried the raccoon was sick, but when dad went out this morning to check out the hidey hole he found one newborn baby raccoon! We are still waiting for momma to come back around, but we are excited and hoping everything will be ok. Dad will keep checking on it. Even though we don't like raccoons at all we are suckers for a momma and her baby.

16 comments:

Sweet Praline said...

Babies are always cute, even if they are racoons!

Cheysuli and gemini said...

What a marvelous garden you have

us4 said...

you are a great balancer on that beam, former gymnist?

we too are tilling up ready to plant our first big veggie garden. cannnot wait.

Forever Foster said...

It's a good idea to get a bit of rest in. It sounds like you're going to be super busy very soon!

It must be so exciting to have a baby raccoon! We have never seen one. Is it cute? We bet it's cute!

Cat with a garden said...

A baby racoon is something we'll never get to see here! How exciting!
Jonesie, you showed the CB that you are NOT an overachiever! Mom sowed Sweet Peas and Chart and some seedlings are coming up. Yay!
Purrs, Siena

milocat said...

We're hoping you can take a photo of the baby racoon - 'cos we've never seen one. How cute!

Enjoy your day in the garden!

PinkynAsh said...

A baby racoon? That has to be cute,we hope it's Mommy comes back.

Parker said...

http://perfectlyparker.blogspot.com/2008/06/story-of-rocky-baby-raccoon.html
You really should go and read this story. We had a raccoon come and visit us last year!

Tuck said...

Awww, I bet a baby raccoon is very cute!!!

The Creek Cats said...

A baby raccoon....we bet it was so kyoot!
Our mom would like to hire your mom and dad to come make our yard pretty. I bet she would pay them with lotsa temptayshuns!

Cliff and Olivia said...

A baby raccoon and a leveled garden. Very cool!

Junior and Orion said...

We are soooooo jealous of that garden! It looks very fun to wander around and take sun in!

Rusty said...

I love to hang out in the garden too, Jonesie. We have to replant the herbs every year since they don't keep over the winter very well here where it gets so cold. All except for the catnip. That stuff comes back every year. You have a real nice garden.

The Island Cats said...

Jonesie, what a great garden you have to roam!!We're sorry you're losing your herb garden...but sounds like it will be back!

A baby raccoon?? We've never seen one of those before! Hope momma comes back!

Fin said...

A Baby Racoon! Cool!

Jasmim said...

You seem to be so relaxed in this garden ^^

Jas & Gi