After giving my hips a chance to recover, it was time for more manual labour today! Today, I decided to do a bit more cleanup around the junk pile, so I could access some dead trees that need to be taken down. Here is how it looked before I started. We have our ongoing battle … Continue reading I was hoping to avoid that
The girls had gone out for a walk and excitedly told me I needed to go outside - with a camera! You know those garlic in the snow I got a picture of this morning? There's more of them now! The two on the left where not there this morning! We also have a first … Continue reading Resilient!
I wasn't able to get back to working on getting the tire planter out (I can wiggle it a bit more, though! 😀 ), but yesterday evening I decided to deadhead the spirea by the storage house. I also cut them back from the grapes they were starting to encroach on again. As I was … Continue reading Just a bit more…
We have finally reached a point where enough snow has melted away, and the yard is dry enough, that I can walk around most of the yard. At least while the ground is still frozen in the mornings. Which meant I have finally been able to look for the base of the grape vine that … Continue reading Found it!
Not a lot was done in the yard today. We made a much needed dump run with garbage and recycling - including a lot of garbage from cleaning the sun room out, then my younger daughter and I went into town to run some errands (plus play some Pokemon Go for community day, while we … Continue reading This is concerning, plus progress
I have just finished working on the bushes in the west yard, near the fire pit, for the day. It's not finished, but there is a storm moving in, and I did get the big stuff done. So I have after pictures I can show you. I actually went deeper in then I'd intended to. … Continue reading Clean up: after
Today, my older daughter and I confirmed that the mower would fit in the back of our van, took out the seats, emptied it of my crates of supplies (we kept the emergency kit and cooler of van water, though), and loaded it up. I won't be taking it to the shop until they open … Continue reading Ready to Go, and a nice surprise