Our weather has been nice and sunny since last Friday. I think rain may move back in tomorrow but we've been making hay while the sun has been shining. Getting a lot of yard work done, that is. And planting flowers.
We spent a lot of time at our daughter's house helping plant and mulching around the house and flower gardens. My own flowers aren't quite finished yet.
I bought some new perennials for a flower bed I'm extending, but the soil needs to dry out before it can be worked good.
The front of the house is done. All I did there was put up a few hanging baskets and planted red geraniums in the black pots. Most of my flowers go on the large patio in back.
Our son came in for the weekend and we spent a little time sitting on the patio while awaiting the charcoal grill to get going. I had fun trying to snap the goldfinches in flight fighting over a seat at the feeder.
I don't remember ever seeing so many goldfinches at once and at one point I counted at least 3 dozen awaiting a turn and several were on the ground looking for dropped seeds. I'll be buying another feeder when I'm at the store.
My son and I had fun watching the planes overhead and he would ask Siri, "what flight is above us"? This one was coming from St Louis headed to San Francisco.
This flight was from Baltimore headed to Las Vegas. We all agreed that while it is fun to be able to find out this information, that it might not be so wise at this time in our troubled world.
Back to birdwatching...this goldfinch might be a juvenile. He sat on the clothesline for the longest time.
Coming in for a landing...
Happy Tuesday to you!