My herb garden update

Things are still going slowly for a few plants, my basil and mint in particular. I had to replant the basil as a couple of latish frosts all but killed the starts that I had…

Badass raised beds

If I may say so myself, my raised beds are freaking badass. The Pioneer Woman’s beds ain’t got nothin on these puppies. Craig had some lumber delivered from work. We decided against pressure treated lumber…

My herb garden

I wanted to keep my herbs near the back door so I could easily get to them in bare feet or socks. My thought process behind this was if they were easy to get to,…

Raised bed for strawberries and flowers

I stacked some rocks up this morning to make edges for a raised bed on the south side of the main deck for some strawberries that I’ll hopefully be getting from my dad. I also…

Long exhausting weekend

As you probably know if you follow the blog at all, I’ve been waging war against my back yard. The first battle was removing foot-thick mats of Vinca Minor, a very attractive, but very invasive…

The yard and why I hate the old lady that lived here first.

So I knew that I needed to get this done asap. The lumber for my raised veggie beds will be here Monday, I have to get it stained, cut, drilled, and ready to be assembled…

My little herblings

I’ve been feeling springy ever since we began getting sun and the weather warmed up. I’m also excited to start my first garden. I figured that I’d start with my herb containers, or pots that…