Our 2021 garden: we have silk! and loving the new tool

With today's expected heat, I was out in the garden by 6am, and ended up staying out there for almost 3 hours, watering and weeding. The watering was started after replacing the connectors on three hoses. I'm a goof, but it did work. When I bought the connector repair sets, I got what was left … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: we have silk! and loving the new tool

Clean up: Baby chainsaw’s first workout

It was a lovely day today, with the temperature at a glorious 3C/37F. With things still on track for our garden plans, I figured this was a good day to start some clean up and gather the materials that will be used to build trellises, etc. This meant giving our new baby chainsaw (otherwise known … Continue reading Clean up: Baby chainsaw’s first workout

Our 2021 garden: one last surprise! (updated)

I wasn't expecting to do another post today - and certainly not another garden post - but I just had to! I've had two awesome things happen since my last post. One is that I got an email confirming our back ordered seeds from Veseys has just been shipped! It's only two packets of seeds; … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: one last surprise! (updated)

Progress: sun room door frame, and bird feeder support post

It has been a rather productive afternoon! The first order of business was to test out my new tool on the sun room door frame. I had gone into town to look at mini planers, but while perusing my options, I chose this tool, instead. It's a shaver. The shaving plate looks rather like a … Continue reading Progress: sun room door frame, and bird feeder support post

Progress: sun room door and garden stuff

I got a little reminder today, of why I need to start using the sun room as a greenhouse. The cats have already knocked the mini-greenhouse over once, and despite our best efforts at making sure the bottom of the plastic is pushed under the frame, the cats are determined to get in. Especially Susan! … Continue reading Progress: sun room door and garden stuff