Garden progress: setting up for sunflowers

The winds finally died down today, and we were able to prep for the giant sunflowers we will be planting. To recap, these are being planted for several reasons. One is to have seeds for the birds over the winter (and for ourselves, if we want). Another is to create a wind break and privacy … Continue reading Garden progress: setting up for sunflowers

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

More Lilac Wood, in progress

Our windy day continues! While we have a few millimeters of rain predicted for this evening, as I type this, I am hearing thunder rolling, and just saw a flash of lightning out my window! Here's hoping we don't loose power while I'm working on this post! 😀 I have continued working on the section … Continue reading More Lilac Wood, in progress

Clean up: basement progress – the final stretch!

Soooo close to getting the basement done! Okay, not completely done, because there are still weird things all over the place, but that can be taken care of slowly over time, even after we've set up for cats. So, done enough! I decided to make use of the remaining shelves of the plastic shelving units … Continue reading Clean up: basement progress – the final stretch!

Clean up progress, and that’s kinda horrifying

The girls and I were able to get quite a lot of progress in the new part basement yesterday, and I was able to get into a particular area of concern today. Here is our progress from yesterday. The biggest progress isn't even visible. We were able to get all the cans of paint and … Continue reading Clean up progress, and that’s kinda horrifying