My darling daughter was able to do a patch job last night, beside the low raised bed I finished yesterday. That pile of salvaged boards is coming in very handy! We are getting it down to a point where we are starting to reach wood that isn't rotted out or weather damaged, too. We might … Continue reading Low raised bed: path patch
Part One here. After the girls finished planting the Strawberry Spinach, they went ahead and spaced out the concrete blocks to they would run from end to end across the garden. The gaps in between were fairly large, so they had the idea of filling them with bricks and brought a bunch over. I liked … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: old kitchen garden, part two
A change in plans. Today, I wanted to get started on the old kitchen garden, where we intend to plant the poppies. This is how it looked at the start. The hose is from the sump pump in the old basement. It has not turned on in ages. It's simply been too dry. You can … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: old kitchen garden, part one
When I cleared out the old wood pile from the yard last year, the soil I found below was a very pleasant surprise. Still, there was a whole lot of clean up that needed to be done this spring, before we could plant anything. We were still finding some pretty strange things in there! The … Continue reading Fall clean up: I think I went overboard!
We had some much more pleasant temperatures today, so I headed out to do some work in the maple grove this evening. After the tree care guy came to give us an estimate, I decided to focus first on clearing the old garden path. Whether we hire these guys, or the company coming to give … Continue reading Clean Up: Maple Grove, garden path