Monday, September 5, 2022

Spending Labor Day In The Garden

Coffee in the garden is a great idea-designaddictmom
Coffee anyone:-)? It is no secret that I love nature and I'm truly so inspired by it. It is also where I go to 
quiet my mind.  Whether I am pulling weeds, picking veggies, or having some coffee, there is always a sense of calm that overcomes me- it's so therapeutic.  Since putting so much work into the space, we've all been enjoying it! This is where you could find me most of the time during this Labor Day weekend. 

Lovely yellow outdoor table set provides seating in the garden-designaddictmom
 I bought this yellow foldable outdoor table set a bit over a year ago and it has been left outside, but held up so beautifully!  I might buy another in a different color-maybe this mint green one...

Beautiful and lush vegetable garden-designaddictmom
Over the weekend, I pulled lots of weeds and fertilized the remaining vegetables. 
This year I planted chile peppers for the first time and now I have so many! I usually plant what we call scotch bonnet peppers known as habaneros, so I might've gone overboard with the selection of hot peppers! You know us Jamaicans love their spicy food:-)

Chile peppers in the garden-designaddictmom
some of the chile peppers waiting to be picked

Mama looking cute in the garden-designaddictmom

Vegetables from my garden- designaddictmom
I am looking forward to the cool down so I don't have to water the garden as much. I had placed mulch down in the beds before we left for vacation and that has definitely helped, but nevertheless, the cool down will be well received.  

Spending Labor Day In The Garden-designaddictmom

I hope you're soaking up the last bits of this long weekend. Guess what I'll be doing today?-yep you guessed it; more gardening and plant maintenance. Happy Monday friends. xx

images: Courtney Cheatham

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