Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Wet Spring Indeed!

It has been a very wet spring. Unfortunately, It didn't help the bamboo groves from the past drought and the Phyllostachys shooting has been dismal to say the least. Sad, because this is a once a year event and a bad one means that we have to wait a whole 'nother year
I am slowly getting things planted out there but it is not happening as quickly as I would like. Db is not able to do as much due to his leg ulcer and I, of course, have little energy these days with my own health issues. Chad helps out all he can, but he has a life, too.
I am hoping to get some Alocasia 'Borneo Giant' planted out in the gardens this week. They have been in pots for the past four or five years and would really enjoy the change, I am sure. When I first got the original mother corm the leaves came out about 6', but after being divided and growing inside, it has put out much smaller leaves. It would definitely enjoy getting out of the restrictive pots.
We took one of our dogs to the vet today. Little Boo is two years old and needed his yearly checkup and shots so Chad and I took him in early this morning. He is doing very well and was a very good boy for Dr. Trotter.
Db has a doctors appointment this afternoon and wants me along so I best get some things done around here. Later gator!