Photo of the Day: a splash of sun

All summer, my mother had been asking if these yellow flowers of hers were blooming yet. With the cold, late spring followed by the hot, dry summer, they bloomed about a month later than usual. With all the rains we had soon after, they were light bright little yellow suns under the trees. They were … Continue reading Photo of the Day: a splash of sun

Clean up: south yard, mulching second bed

Today, we got the second area in the south yard mulched with wood chips. It's not as long as the first one done, so it was faster. It was also faster because I changed equipment. Among the things that disappeared from here before we moved in were things like shovels and spades - the stuff … Continue reading Clean up: south yard, mulching second bed