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Friday, January 7, 2011

Fertilizer Friday Jan 7/11


Welcome to the very first Fertilizer Friday of 2011!!!!!

Friday is a BIG day for us here at Tootsie Time…(ok, just me…there is no one else here…lol) It’s a big deal because it means it’s PARTY TIME!!!! Fertilizer Friday is the day of the week than an ELITE group of gardeners from all around the world get together , snap photos, link up and Flaunt Their Flowers!!!

If you are new to Tootsie Time and Fertilizer Friday, I just know you are asking yourself…”How do I join?” Well…it’s easy really. Here’s all you need to know to become a part of this great group of gardeners, bloggers and friends:

If it is spring or summer where you live, you need to snap a few photos of what you have growing, blooming or just love to look at that is of the plant variety…if it is winter where you live, you may post past favorite photos…or indoor plants…whatever you like. The only criteria is that it is a plant or something growing!

You do not need to use fertilizer to participate in this party, but if you do, this is the reminder to fertilize weekly!

All I ask is that: Your post must include the logo above and a link to Tootise Time, or the linky will be deleted. I don’t mean to be harsh, but there have been a lot of people linking in and when the participants graciously click over to their blogs, there is no sign of Fertilizer Friday anywhere to be found. This is not fair to those who do follow the rules, therefore…well you know!

So? what are you waiting for? Get outside, feed, water, snap and post!

So the Alberta climate dictates that winter is long…and cold. Well…the temperatures have been relatively mild, but the snow…is falling! We are expecting a substantial amount of snow by Monday! I can handle snow, it is pretty…and I don’t even mind the shoveling of snow…but I don’t like the cold…so this is a good few weeks for me!

I have been busy busy busy in the greenhouse already. I’m preparing for the seeds to arrive and the planting to begin!


The shelving is all set up…


Trays and pots are all lined and counted…


soil is thawing in the garage…


I can hardly wait till my greenhouse looks like this again…(photo from 2009)

I have nothing to flaunt…it’s winter…and there are no blooms…I will very soon be flaunting my heart out with the rest of you guys!!!

Until next time…I hope you are healthy and happy…hugs and smiles, along with wishes for a safe and happy weekend. I look forward to seeing you all flaunting your flowers!

*) *) *) for my special three…You know who you are! 8)

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