|Lantana Flowers in the Front Garden|
It's a sad excuse of a garden, isn't it? I removed all the spent osteospermum that were growing in that planting bed in the foreground and little seedlings are coming up:
Friday evening, friend M came by to tend to the garden. He weeded the back garden, sprayed the peach tree again because there was evidence of borers damaging the poor tree, and watered the garden for me. Afterwards, I made us some tea and we chatted for a bit while we enjoyed our socially distanced tea and ate the last of the candied yam muffins.
|Tea Light Lantern|
Saturday was a quiet, restful day. I practiced the piano, watered the front garden, watched news and a couple of programs on TV, and knitted.
Today (Sunday), I made more stuffing waffles with the last of the stuffing leftover from Thanksgiving. I ate one for brunch and another one with my afternoon tea. There's one more left for tomorrow's brunch.
On Friday, M planted a few more vegetable seeds in a planter for me. I asked him to leave it on a small table I keep near the back door steps, because I didn't want the garden cats to dig in it. This afternoon, I looked out through the sliding glass door and I saw this (taken through the glass):
|Kitten Defense System|
I picked some dried twigs and stuck them into the soil to try and discourage the planter being used as a cat bed. It's not very effective, however, because, later on, I spied the kitty trying to remove them! It had already managed to knock a couple of them off!
In the meantime, M posted pictures of his pea plants that were eaten by birds and the individual chicken wire enclosures he had to make for each plant! I forgot to ask his permission to publish them here, but, I will ask him, tomorrow, and publish them if he says it's OK to do so!
This weekend, I am grateful for:
- Garden flowers
- Video chatting with my daughter
- Cute kitties!
- Restful days
It has been a good weekend, although it was bookended with news of my aunt's death on Friday and news of a friend's mother's death, late on Sunday night.
The weekend ended with us going into another 3 week long lockdown, in Los Angeles county, due to high new Covid cases (over 10,500 new cases on Sunday) and our available ICU beds capacity going down to below (12%).
How was your weekend?