Weeds! And pansies! And spring! And little helping hands!

I love ceramic gardening pots. I’m always looks for new, vibrant, or unusual ones to add to me collection. (I guess it’s a collection…what makes something a collection?) Last weekend I found a new one at Marshall’s and this weekend figured I would take advantage of the lovely weather and plant some pansies. You know, daring Mother Nature to unleash a mid-Spring blizzard on us.

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Aren’t they pretty? Also, I realize the top right picture looks like I could be shilling for Miracle Grow, but alas, I’m not. However – if they want to give me dirt, I am super happy to take it off their hands.

After I was done making things pretty, I decided I should probably tackle the weeds that I think were plotting to consume the little yellow house we live in. The dirt was moist, the sun was out, it was a perfect day to kick some weed ass.

PLUS! We have a helper this year.

First he tried to help water the pansies.

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Then he acted as an excellent weed sherpa.

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He was so serious about carrying them over to the wheelbarrow and putting them in. Weeds are SERIOUS BUSINESS.

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And while we were pulling weeds, the cat was trying to climb through the window so we wouldn’t forget to feed him supervising.

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4 responses to “Weeds! And pansies! And spring! And little helping hands!

  1. babybabylemon

    Weed sherpa – so cute.

  2. Um, did you catnap my cat? That looks just like Junebug!

    These pictures are adorable. I’m impressed that he lets you hold a camera in your hands without snatching it!

    AND, isn’t this year’s gardening/yard work season so much easier with a full-fledged toddler? I didn’t get anything done last year, but things are definitely looking up this season.

    • YES! Gardening has been SO much easier with a toddler. He’s perfectly content to run around the yard while I get things done. I have high hopes for getting a garden in and maintained.

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