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Good Morning my friends,

Ollie and I wish you a happy fun Friday and weekending.

Fun is not always jumping up and down excitement but the sheer joy of seeing your efforts come into fruition.


I had so many stories about my cat escapades I wanted to share with you today and I will at some point, but going to my garden this morning was such a fun surprise it took precedence over anything else.

I’ve been trying to get my fig tree to grow for the last 10 years and every year it has 9 figs most of which are inedible. We finally moved it 3 years ago and it’s been such a disappointment. I couldn’t bring myself to even go down and look at anymore. My husband brought up the most delicious purple fig 3 days ago so I thought, oh I’ll go have a look expecting one or 2. There weren’t any big ones but to my amazement the tree is growing and flourishing, and I counted at least 30. YAYYYYY! I couldn’t be happier.

All beginnings start with a seed of hope, planted, watered and nurtured. 
By setting our intentions, we keep our focus and weed our garden with patience
as we move forward towards our true natures magnificence.  

We have planted 6 lemon trees over the years including 2 that my mom gave us to plant in honor of my MIL’s passing 4 years ago. One died and we moved another and bought 2 more and I’m hopeful we’ll have the same luck or I need to get my one daughter on it that seems to have a green thumb.

I was beginning to give up hope and yet on 3 plus acres of property and loving to eat from the garden, I just keep at it. My husband bought and nectarine tree this year from Costco (not some fancy nurseries we usually go to) and decided he would leave it in the pot and not put it in the ground. It’s fallen over umpteen times in the strong winds and lost a lot of its buds. He was so mad but not as mad as when I went and thinned them even more to create space for growth and send energy to that one bud to grow. To our surprise and amazement, just when we were starting to loose hope, we just ate the most delicious nectarine this morning and it was so juicy and satisfying.

I wish you everyday pleasures this weekend that give you substance to keep going on bleak days and moments that you may find yourself in when you start to loose hope. It’s always right around the corner, even when you can’t see it.

The fruits of our labor pays dividends but sometimes it takes walking away and trusting with the hope of a mustard.

Have a wonderful weekend with respite and renewal that feeds you deeply.

Blessings of Appreciation and Abundance.

💖

Cindy

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Jan
Jan
1 month ago

Thank you for giving me HOPE for my sad garden this year! I shall have patience and see what happens 🙂

Nawazish
1 month ago

You have a beautiful garden Cindy!❤

Timothy Price
Timothy Price
1 month ago

Our nectarine is a big tree. The blossoms freeze almost every year. Nice you are getting nectarines and figs. Ollie looks beautiful and happy in that basket. Happy Friday and have a great weekend.

Timothy Price
Timothy Price
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Most years the late frosts kill our fruit. Last the late frost killed the tatones so we had no cotton from the cottonwoods, which was kind of nice. In 2018 we had lots of fruit on every fruit tree. It was the first year out 5 on one plum beared fruit. It blooms really early and the blossoms always get frozen. This year we have some peaches, pears, and lots of crabapples and apples. I got two cherries off of our yellow bing cherry tree.

ggsf24
ggsf24
1 month ago

All it takes is sun and WATER. LOL

Lisa at Micro of the Macro
1 month ago

I’m happy to hear you’re having successes with your trees, especially the fig! My grandmother had a fig tree in her side yard when I was a child, and I LOVED eating those little fruits! I appreciate your loving, can-do spirit, Cindy. Thanks for being the inspiration that you are to so many! Have a lovely weekend! 🌞

GraceoftheSun
1 month ago

Happy Fri-yay Cindy!! Your garden is looking beautiful. What a sweet and inspiring post, my friend. Now I’m craving nectarines…lol. Glad your figs are multiplying, may they keep doing so abundantly. Have a great weekend.💕

GraceoftheSun
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

You’re so sweet.I’m surrounded by apple orchids and so many fruit trees here but am afraid of having any on my property due to our neighborhood bears…lol.I was forced to bring in the bird feeders as well. So now my garden is simply flowers and herbs. Seeing yours brought me joy.Keep enjoying.💕

GraceoftheSun
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Sounds like an excellent plan…lol💕

Ingrid
1 month ago

I am pleased your trees are bearing fruit Cindy! May they bloom through all the seasons of your life ❤️ 🍊🍋🍑🍎🍏

marlene ford gf Sesse
marlene ford gf Sesse
1 month ago

So glad you are getting fruit on your trees . I have had very good luck with trees I have bought at Costco for under twenty dollars .. my Myer lemon is now on its third year of growth and loaded with lemons for the second year. I highly recommend buying nursery items from Costco.😃. I really enjoyed reading your post this morning.
Planting the seed. Energy flows where your energy goes. You are a perfect example of speaking your truth and walking your talk . Have a beautiful blessed day and weekend. Go barefoot in your garden .💕❤️🥰

Prakaash inspiration
1 month ago

Very nice garden visit cindy and have a great weeked. 🙏🙏🙏 Today is goor poornima in india, so i wish very happy guru poornima to you. 🙏

Prakaash inspiration
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

No in india, we have different different schools of guru sishya lineage. I believe in meditation philosophy of “kriya yog”. You can refer the book,” Autobiography of yogi”
By shri Paramhans yogananji. Apart from it, in india i personally know one or two yogi but very difficult to find true yogi or i can say impossible. Only crux of message is just be your own “Guru”. Thank you and have a nice day. 🙏🌷

Prakaash inspiration
Reply to  Prakaash inspiration
1 month ago

Its is day dedicated to any person in your life whom you consider or has shown you correct guidance on spiritual journey or help in any other Field.Thank you🙏

Prakaash inspiration
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

🙏🙏🙏

Offshorewriter
1 month ago

What a fruity, delicious post this is!!
I wish to eat those fruits from your garden dear Cindy! 😃😃😃 Wishing you fruity weekend 😄😄😄

Offshorewriter
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Thank you dear Cindy. ❤️❤️ Wait there, I am coming after this lockdown 😄😄😄
I had already sent this message to him, he is going to post soon ❤️❤️

Poorwa Vishwakarma
1 month ago

You have such a beautiful garden, Cindy! I love gardening too!

Poorwa Vishwakarma
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Absolutely!

Michele Lee
1 month ago

A beautiful bounty, Cindy. Congrats on the fig tree – they are delicious! 😋 You persevered!! Enjoy. 💚

Suma Reddy
1 month ago

This is a beautiful post with fruitful hopes and inspirations filled by an amazing Queen of kindness to care the nature n nurture the beauty of it creating a meaning of living. I love each of them n especially the lovely Ollie. My loves to Ollie n my lovely You dear Cindy. Happy weekend to you all, have a great time n take care 😇 ❤ 🙏

Suma Reddy
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

My Wow…to Ollie’s Meow. Pleasure is mine always Queen. Thanks for the weekend wishes 😇❤🙏

inspirechief
1 month ago

Mother Nature has a way of teaching us valuable lessons. We all grow in our own time. Have a great weekend 🤗❤️

Jeff Flesch
1 month ago

How lovely, dear Cindy. I love figs. Your trees look amazing! Was one of the first fruit trees I remember as a child. Lovely. Have a splendid day, and fantastic weekend! ❤❤❤

Navin
1 month ago

Lovely garden….you pour your love om your garden….lonely pictures….the cat looks so cute….have a lovely weekend, Cindy 🙏❤️🤗💫

minametry84
1 month ago

More than wonderful blog, it teaches us hope and patience. It is really full of fruitful words

Clive
1 month ago

Lovely photos, and congratulations on all your natural successes. I never had the patience for gardening, but my Dad loved it. We had a plum tree like your poor returners: it never gave us anything, although the apple trees always did. Then, one year, the plums came in abundance. We gave loads away, had them as desserts and my Mum made loads of jars of jam – we were still eating that the following year. But we never got another plum after that. I decided then that I didn’t understand nature!

Phil
1 month ago

Congratulations on the observed garden successes, dear Cindy ~ that’s great news!!! I also think that your cat looks so cool chillin’ in that basket-bowl 😎🐱 Wishing you a wonderful weekend, my friend 😊🤗💖

ivor20
1 month ago

Ahhh Cindy, ‘From Little Things, Big Things Grow’ … here is a great Aussie story and song ..
https://youtu.be/y4ilmKD85TQ

PeachyTO
1 month ago

Those nectarines look delicious! 😋

Priti
1 month ago

Nice garden ☺️

Shweta Suresh
1 month ago

I’m so glad that your fig and nectarine are flourishing. The fruits of our labour are very sweet indeed. You’ve got a beautiful garden, Cindy. Ollie looks so content. I wish you a happy weekend ❤️🤗

Shweta Suresh
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

❤️🤗

Lolsy's Library
1 month ago

YAY!!! I’ve been wanting to grow more Australian Native Plants, that aren’t poisonous to cats, lol…I think I’ve found one or two, that are boring, lol

Lolsy's Library
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

It probably depends on the animal.

Ashish - Proxywords
1 month ago

Nice garden and plantations. Happy Fri-yay!

Ashish - Proxywords
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Welcome ❤️❤️

KK
KK
1 month ago

It’s really satisfying to see our own plants growing and flourishing like our own children. Thank you for bringing up this issue so nicely. Have a great weekend 🎉🎉💐

KK
KK
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

My pleasure 😊

akshita1776
1 month ago

Lovely pics auntie!

samsahana
1 month ago

Beautiful post! There’s always HOPE, isn’t there? 😉 Trees remind us about that often. What a wonderful garden you’ve got! Those figs look so healthy and fresh! Have a great weekend. 😀😉🤍

Filarance
1 month ago

Woww..! Your garden is looking very beautiful dear Cinderella..! I loved it very much..! So amazing..! And give me one fruit 😄😄..! Have a beautiful day my sweetie..n🤗🤗💖

Filarance
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Awww!! You’re very sweet dear..! It’s my pleasure..!💖💖💖💕

Filarance
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

💕💕💖💖

Filarance
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

💖💖🤗

rothpoetry
1 month ago

That looks so delicious! You better stick that tree in the ground let it grow tall!! :>)

Goff James
1 month ago

Ah, the joys of gardening. Moral of the tale -‘right plant in the right place!’ Happy Belated Fun Friday, Cindy.

Goff James
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Cheers. happy Monday, Cindy.

Goff James
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Teatime! 4 p.m.! Thanks. Keep Smiling.

Goff James
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Teatime! An essential part of the day. It’s that in between time. Happy Take A Teatime Moment.

Goff James
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Great. Hope you enjoyed.

Goff James
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Never do what one can do today that can be done the day after tomorrow! Happy Tomorrow Day.

Goff James
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Great. Happy Teatime Day.

Goff James
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Thanks.

boundlessblessingsblog
1 month ago

The fruits of labour and sweat will surely pay one day in its most beautiful and marvelous way. Cindy I loved your garden and your little mischievous cat. Such a marvelous and delightful post. Thanks.

boundlessblessingsblog
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

You are always welcome dear Cindy. Loved your post it was very nice and beautiful ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Navin
1 month ago

Lovely pictures n sharing….”All beginnings start with a seed of hope, planted, watered and nurtured.”….profound lines ❤️

Navin
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

I surely did…you’re welcome, Cindy ✨❤️✨

spiritualfantasia
1 month ago

Beautiful share! Glad your figs bloomed! Yes, our creations blooms from intention. It directs our energy! BTW, I can’t find the follow button, help! Haha. 🙂

spiritualfantasia
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Actually, I also appreciate your fig pictures because I took a nature walk today and found some fig-like fruits! Now I know it wasn’t a fig tree… 🙂 I found the follow button as you replied to my comment. Sometimes it doesn’t show up for me in the bottom right! Thanks!

spiritualfantasia
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

No!!!! It was a fig doppleganger! I did find some blackberries on that trip that were edible. LOL! It was an amazing day. 🙂

spiritualfantasia
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Haha! It was an amazing view… blackberries all around me… nature is so abundant. Thanks for your kind energy!

spiritualfantasia
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

Haha!!! I didn’t get the notification! Amazing, thank you. 🙂 🙂 🙂

spiritualfantasia
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

I got it!!!! Awesome. 🦄

Gabriela Marie Milton
1 month ago

Sorry I missed this post Cindy. Beautiful garden.
I hope you guys had a fabulous weekend.
Love
G.

Gabriela Marie Milton
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

My pleasure Cindy. Yes I did ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Samreen Asad
1 month ago

Beautiful garden Cindy and I love those nectarines 😋 And I so loved that quote from the garden of your thoughts ❤️ May both the gardens flourish and bloom all your life 🤗🤗🤗❤️❤️❤️❤️🌈✨✨✨

Samreen Asad
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

I always enjoy your thoughts and your posts Cindy😊❤️ Oh yes, you got it right dear, my pain took away my Saturday. In an urge to get it heal faster I started walking and it worsened. Thank you soo much for being so kind to check on me dear, means alot 🥰❤️❤️🤗🤗🤗 Thank you and you too as well🌻✨❣️

Jasrameshen
1 month ago

Really fantastic

Pooja G
1 month ago

Omg those nectarines look so good!!

Pooja G
Reply to  Cindy Georgakas
1 month ago

💖💖

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