Thursday, June 17, 2010

THURSDAY IN THE GARDEN WITH DANTE: FROM HERBS TO NUTS!



There's been quite a bit of rain lately, but Dante isn't going to let that stop him from his appointed rounds.

He's in the back yard today, showing you some of the latest.

Dante says "Mama putted some potted plants up heer on da deck".


"Dere are sum flowahs -- more of dose impatient ones an' sum PETunias -- and den dere's a big pot of gween fings, mama calls 'Herb'!"


"Itz funneh cuz 'Herb' smells bettah than da flowahs!"


"Den mama tole me dat 'Herb' ackshully has a bunch of diffurent names.  Dere's Sage, Wosemary, Savoury, Owegano and lotsa Time.  Dat last wun confuses me a liddle, cuz I didunt noes dat Time cud be put in a pot.  A bottle maibe, but not a pot!"


"Now, I shows you da bushes called 'Summersweet'.  Dere's two of dem.  Dey gets flowahs latah on in da summah, but I hasn't tasted dem yet, so I doan know if dey's reely sweet or not."

"Wot I doo noes is dat dis gwass is mitey tasty!"


"Heer I is, back on da patio.  My head gotted wet wen I was chompin' on da gwass."


"We got lotsa clovahs gwowin' in da gwass.  Daddy jus' cut da lawn, but it gwowed rite back wif all dis rain."


"Now I is back on da steps of da deck.  You kin see wun whole side of da yard frum heer.  An' to mai rite is anudder pot of dose impatience dat mama likes so much."


"Now I mus' purrform mai ornamental dooties an' pose wif da flowahs."

"An' it nevah fails!  I guess you noes by now wot I is seein'."


"Itz dat dastardly black demon ...


... cum ta dwive me NUTS!"

And with that, we bid Dante and his nutty buddy, adieu -- oh, and Herb, too!

18 comments:

The Kool~Kittie~Krew said...

What a great garden you have and you are such a fabulous spokescat! Mom LOL"d at the Time in a pot comment!

Kea said...

Excellent garden and deck tour this week, Dante! And of course that final photo of you, just before the pics of the introoder, is amazing. :-)

Happy gardening Thursday!

Harry Spotter said...

YOur nut buddy looks kind of cute for an intruder. You do such a great job of protecting your garden and tending to it. Your garden is beautiful

chezcat1970 said...

Lovely tour and yard, Dante! Can your mama send some of that potted Time? Mama says she never has enough of it!

One Cats Nip said...

Great garden Dante! Hopefully that dastardly black demon doesnt ruin it!

Amy and The House of Cats said...

Thanks for the great tour Dante! Those herbs look very tasty - and we wish we could smell them - they need smellovision on the computer! Our grass is full of clover too!

Jacqueline said...

Great garden post, Dante; of course, our favorite is your ornamental posing!!...Your gorgeousness makes everything look better, sweetie!...kisses x3...Calle, Halle, Sukki

Cats in Trees said...

We are sure those pretty flowers are there just to emphasize your beauty, Dante.

Sweet Praline said...

You are lucky your mom has a green thumb! My mom doesn't have any luck with the live plants.

8GR8LOLCATS said...

Gorgeous Gardens... Gorgeous Dante! Thanks fur the loFURly tour of your Fabulous Flowers!

AttieCattie said...

hahaha, MOL, it is the bestest when Dante narrates his own appearances.

Keiko (from Kitty Trio) said...

What a wonderful garden and the tour guide is always so fabulous!
We love the pic with your head a little bit wet.
Purrs, Keiko, Kenji & Pricilla

Hannah and Lucy said...

We love how Dante talk us round the garden plant by plant - he's very knowledgeable - has he been to college to learn about plants we wonder.

Deb said...

You are quite the tour-guide. Enjoyed that, Dante and may I say once again, you are a DUDE!

Poppy Q said...

You are a much better gardener than us Dante, the only thing we seem to grow is weeds.

Noll said...

WOW Dante I loved the tour through your mum's garden (which is beautiful like you). I kind of like the black demon too although I know he taunts you endlessly!

Winston said...

Dante you are so beautiful! Mama wants to bury her face in your beautiful furs. And your garden is wonderful, I would love to see a squirl but we don't have them downunder.

cats of wildcat woods said...

Lovely garden tour Dante but that pesky squirel threw off the tone! You look maaarvelous!