Yesterday my Hubby and I took a trip to Houmas House Plantation. We toured the grounds and what a beautiful site. Even though I took pictures, it really didn't capture it all... There were many ponds and water falls throughout. Also the trees were breath taking to look at their large statue. What history there was to be seen. Because of the heat and the fact I got too hot we left sooner then we had planned. Our goal is to tour all the Plantation homes in the area this summer.
I live near Houmas House, Oaks Valley, Laura, and Evergreens which has been closed due to damage.
So many of the plants used on the grounds you could tell had been there a long time because of their size then there were others they change out each year.
The rest of the pictures I have put on my page. Too many to put on my blog.
I went garage sale shopping yesterday and ended up at some Antique stores looking for things to put in my yard. No luck but enjoyed getting out. We went to one place called Gatorville Village and was able to view a couple of BIG GATORS. Wow so glad they were in a fenced area. I love going to different places on the weekend. It has been raining off and on since Friday, too wet to do much in the yard. I really wish Florida would get some of what we are, they need it so bad...Will for sure remember them in my prayers....
In case you didn't know, gardening is so addictive!
Enjoyed a site seeeing trip with my husband yesterday to Biloxi Mississippi. Was so great seeing how many new Homes, Businesses, Hotels and Casinos have returned to the once devistated coast line since Katrina.
We ate at The Hard Rock Cafe and really enjoyed seeing all the displays on the walls there.
Today I managed to get several plants in the ground up front. I can't wait to see all the new growth.
We have only been in this home a year, and already I can see what a change we have made. All my neighbors have thanked us for the love we have for our yard. The folks who were here before were far from clean.
It really makes a difference not only to your home but also your neighborhood when you take pride in your yard.
I have always felt that you can tell a persons personality by the looks of their yard!
So glad I am addictive to making mine a pleasant view...
Anything can be beautified. This is a picture of eagles carved in a tree that was damaged by Katrina along the Mississippi Gulf Shore.
New home where an Antebellum Home once stood
This is a Shrimp Boat that was washed on the beach during Katrina...Sad, but makes a great land mark!