This Halloween was Hannah's first at dressing up and going trick or treating with big cousin Zoe. Over the years Halloween seems to be getting more and more popular with New Zealand kids and Hannah was very excited about the whole thing. She couldn't wait to get stuck into the lollies she returned home with! The girls only went to a couple of places, one of my aunty's, Granny and Pops, and a friend's house.
Witchypoo even had her own black cat!
Hannah's arm is still in a cast - fingers crossed, it's coming off next week :)
Over the past few weekends, Glenn and I have spent a lot of time outside, getting our gardens tidied up and the vegetable garden is well and truly in production mode. We've been able to plant out seedlings a lot earlier this year due to milder weather.
This is our newest raised vegetable garden - can't wait to get this planted up.
In the greenhouse, all the tomatoes and other seedlings are coming along nicely - gee, it gets hot in there!
Glenn has his tomatoes all planted - they even have their own irrigation system for this summer - last year we were watering by the bucket load. He's grown all the tomato plants from seed - small fry, big beef, money maker and mortgage lifter.
We've also taken the cover off the swimming pool in anticipation of some warm weather.
Every October I like to get ready a few pots for our decks - this year I've planted petunias and impatients. I keep them close to the side of the house for a few weeks incase we get a late spring frost.
Isn't this lovely, this is a new petunia out in the garden centres called Twilight.
A couple of new additions, which will be planted soon - mini lemon, lime and two mandarin trees. We have a large, and very prolific orange tree and I've always wanted more fruit trees.
Lastly for today, this pretty bunch of flowers was left on my desk at work earlier this week by one of my staff members about to start some annual leave - it smells so good!
See you soon x