The galvanized raised bed project

For the last few years, I’ve been trying to make up my mind and get up the motivation necessary to design and build a few raised garden beds. ¬†Over the winter, I finally hit a…

My back yard project

Over the last 4-5 years, I have somewhat lost the desire to deal with the back yard, short of planning my edible garden and wishing that the rest of the yard wasn’t such a shithole….

2013 year in review

It’s kind of nice to occasionally go through what we’ve been up to for the last year.  It helps give perspective. Home: The beginning of last year, we had the main living space in our…

Fabulous Flowers Friday

Or – Astounding Alliteration Achievement. Our rose is blooming.  I generally don’t like rosebushes, because they’re finicky, prone to disease, pointy, and don’t look all that good when they’re not covered in flowers.  Oh, and…

To Do List Update

A few months ago I posted a comprehensive to-do list for my house.  It actually DID help me clear out some mental angst regarding stressing myself out over knowing all the stuff I needed to…

The tomato bed – 2013

It took me 4 tries to type 2013.  For some reason that year just doesn’t flow naturally from my brain to my fingertips.As you have undoubtedly (because of course you certainly follow every entry in…

This is why you always always always mulch

OR “lol, look what I did to myself!” We took out a bunch of junipers in our front yard.  Like… a lot of them.  If I remember correctly, there were 9 stumps in phase 1,…