Thursday, May 27, 2010

Thursday in the Garden with Simba

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Mom intended to get a picture of me inspecting my new Impatiens plants, but I got waylaid at the catnip plant, which I have not seen since they went away. I decided it needed some serious pruning, because it has grown quite a bit. To stop me over-pruning it, Mom ended up snipping off a piece and giving it to me to love on.

My parsley and chives are doing well in the background - I also did a bit of pruning on the chives. For some reason, the basil almost died when they were away. Maybe it got too cold, as we had some surprisingly cold weather for a few days. So they have some new basil plants and oregano now. Dad even bought and transplanted four cherry tomato plants. Based on his previous lack of success growing tomatoes here, don't hold your breath to see any fruit until late August, if ever. They are in the sunniest part of the deck, but we still have too much shade.

Next week I will try to update you on those, as well as the impatiens, which are newly planted in four planter boxes. That's my deck-garden folks!

12 comments:

  1. We loved your catnip video, Simba....catnip is definitely the most important part of any garden!!!!!!! xxxxxxx

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  2. Wot a fabulous video. Do yoo need any help checking the catnip owt?

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  3. Simba, we are having problems with our basil too! It looks horrible, we think it's going to croak.

    You are a great catnip inspector. We hope it survived the inspection!

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  4. It is easy to be distracted by the catnip...

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  5. Have fun Simba! You look cute with that nip.

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  6. We enjoyed watching you check on your catnip plant Simba! Your pruned it purrty good!

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  7. We agree....catnip is the ONLY plant you really need in a garden.

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  8. Simba
    I wish my Mom would get one of those plants!

    purrs
    >^,,^<
    Abby

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  9. Wow, Simba! You are quite meticulous in keeping the nip plant neat!

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  10. We would be distracted by the catnip too! We bet it tasted good!!

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  11. ohmigod, you are trying to put your smell in those plants, hmmmm I think you are also eating!and it looks delicious ! LOL
    You are such a great gardening, good help to mommy there! :)
    purrs and love
    Luna - WE LOVE LUNA

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  12. Yummy! Sorry we are just now getting to visit, but that video was worth the wait!!! You look gorgeous and floofy Simba! That was some very tasty nip!

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