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…

The edible garden is coming along nicely!

For the most part.  I have a few things that are doing… well… less than ideal.  kohlrabi, or basically anything that I started indoors with care.  The winter squash seeds that I put in wet…

Love Spring in the Yard!

This year’s spring has been strange.  Our rainfall has been well below average, which has been nice, but so have temperatures, which is less nice.  We’ve had a solid week or two of really nice…

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,…

Pretty Pretty Flowers

Last autumn was the first time I’ve planted fall bulbs.  In fact, it’s the only thing I got done in the yard after my appendix bit the dust in October. After the dreary(but not particularly…