Crystal Gardens – ahhhhhh

Yesterday I stopped in at Crystal Gardens.  Being there is always so wonderful.  Everything is manicured, the green houses are stuffed with beautiful plants.  Butterflies are dancing around one’s head, the smells are so sweet – I love being there.

When I got out of the car, I could hear the peacocks and peahens screaming but I didn’t see them.  I slunk past the “Barn Swallow”  and went in search of little things for my flower boxes. Of course I found them and so much more.
Ochhhhh, to hold on to your wallet at any nursery is tough but here, it’s near impossible.

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It had started to rain and yours truly was not prepared. I got wet. This lady was prepared.

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piles and piles of these colorful pottery.

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Could you resist buying something here?

Peacock Feathers

We had the distinct pleasure to spend quite a long time with Elberta’s very own peacock yesterday –  he was totally enamored with my sister in law, Corky.   He kept flaunting his tail feathers and strutting around on mom’s deck. Of course, as usual, I didn’t have my camera with me.

Today, Mike took these pictures for me…

remember to click on the pictures at least once to get a larger picture!

He walks all over Elberta, our renters, across from mom’s house blame the poor peacock for the theft of their plant-lings in their little vegetable garden. Personally – I think the bunnies are stealing their veggies.  He is loud, we can hear him all the way at our place some days.  I have thought of kidnapping the bird to re-locate him to the Wayfarer for the amusement of the guests but he will not come over 😦

Back to getting chickens.  I am currently looking for noiseless chickens!

He’s baaaack

Yes, the peacock is back and he’s taken up residence at Dorothy’s house in Elberta:

Dorothy called me the other day to tell me the peacock was now sitting on the roof of her house.  I drove by about an hour after she called and he was still there…

I want that bird on my property – a nice substitute for chickens!!  muahahahahaaaaa