Tag Archives: Plants

Gardening to Eat


I finally got around to doing something about the horrible landscaping along the front of our house this weekend.  Although I wanted to dig everything up and start from scratch with good soil instead of the rocky clay crap we … Continue reading

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Trees!


Irony alert: Despite attempting to avoid all the “Sign up for our door prizes!!!!” yesterday at the Expectant Parent Fair, we won a door prize.  So we’re now the bemused owners of two adorable baby outfits, some cute bibs and … Continue reading

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Greenery


The yard is mowed!  It’s a miracle! What is not a miracle is the amount of ridiculous ground cover that is destroying our landscaping.  Dear previous owners, what were you thinking?!  You can’t leave that sort of thing to creep … Continue reading

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To Insure or Not to Insure… To Garden or Not to Garden…


I’m not sure how I feel about the recently passed and just signed health care reform legislation, and I’m not terribly familiar with it, so I don’t think I’m going to comment on it. The hoopla around it, though, is … Continue reading

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Weekend Update


Another weekend is going by.  This one was more productive than some, but it wasn’t long enough.  They never really are.  *grins* The first patch of landscaping is done, with a bit of help this morning from Southern Honey.  I’m … Continue reading

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Planting Day


Exciting!  I finally got enough time to take care of the rest of the landscaping right in front of the house.  It took me about two hours, during which the rain held off and the sun occasionally shone, plus a … Continue reading

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At last…


A lovely spring day at last! After days of clouds and rain, the skies cleared and the sun came out to shine for a while.  By the time I got home from work, it was a balmy 65 degrees or … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers


Operation Fix My Yard is currently underway, but it’s being held up by the extremely uncooperative weather. Our yard is, for lack of a better word, ugly.  Well, not the whole thing, but pretty hefty portions of it.  The area … Continue reading

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Dear March


I do so wish you would make up your mind.  Would you like the weather to be warm and lovely the way it was last weekend when it was conducive to gardening or would you prefer chilled and rainy like … Continue reading

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