My cucumber plants didn’t make it. :( I had one thriving seedling and one that looked like it might hang on but when I attempted to “help” the plants by putting tiny stakes (toothpicks) next to them, I found them dead the next day. Yep, I killed them. lol Oh well, I tried really hard!
But look how well our strawberries are doing. They are quite happy. Yikes, POLLEN – it’s everywhere.
I decided not to trim them back this year, but to go ahead and let them produce fruit because I want Samuel to get to watch the process. When I grow more in the future, I’ll definitely do right by the berries. ;)
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So, we went to Zoo Atlanta yesterday afternoon. We are members and have been for a LONG time (we’ve gotten a membership most years for the last fifteen years!) but there were some surprises for us when we got there!
The two baby pandas (born last September) were out in the exhibit with their mommy. They were so fluffy and plump! It’s funny that Elizabeth is a few months older than them, lol
They also had a new experience for the kids called TreeTop Trails and it was opening day! With a safety harness on, you walk in the sky, above the playground, on ropes and boards.
It was great for my son, Joshua (13), to get to do; it challenged him, allowed him to do a zipline over and over again, and just really gave him a lot of physical stimulation (which he needs all the time).
It was fun, but a little scary for Maggie. And it was too difficult for Samuel, which we didn’t find out until he was out there (mommy heart attack here!) Maggie and Joshua had to help him come back. :P
We had a great time yesterday. The weather was fantastic, we finished at the zoo and got to Stephen’s work just as he was getting off (nice timing!) and had a lovely new dinner at home. I CRASHED when I got in bed at 10pm, lol.
Hmm, she looks a bit like the baby pandas…plump and fluffy!