I found them!

With this wonderful rain we've been having, there has been so much new growth. When I had the chance to go around the house with the weed trimmer, I found a lovely surprise. The horseradish has emerged. In two places! I found the first one in the end of the flower garden, where we've been … Continue reading I found them!

It’s Raining! Also, we need another wood pile.

This is so awesome! We've got a real, honest to goodness RAIN happening right now! We recently got more weather alerts, this time for thunderstorms, for the south and east areas of the province.  The usual warnings about possible hail, etc.  These storms tend to pass us by, where we are.  I remember talking to … Continue reading It’s Raining! Also, we need another wood pile.

Flower Garden Progress: cardboard layer

The ornamental apples in the flower garden are very enthusiastically blooming right now! While working under it last night, I could hear a constant hum of bees over my head! I worked on layering cardboard onto the cleaned out flower garden for as long as I had light.  Most of the time was spent taking … Continue reading Flower Garden Progress: cardboard layer

Flower Garden Progress: I broke down and did it!

It was back to working on the flower garden today.  The goal was to rake it and clean up whatever I find in it, before starting to lay down the layer of cardboard on it. I worked around the edges, at the fence line, first and immediately found... ... a pet food bowl, buried under … Continue reading Flower Garden Progress: I broke down and did it!

Flower Garden Progress; done for the day!

It was much more pleasant working outside in the cooler temperatures!  We were heading well towards 30C today. One of the first things I wanted to do when I went back out was to empty the second tire planter and move it out. This one still had the other half of the tire attached as … Continue reading Flower Garden Progress; done for the day!