Monthly Archives: April 2015

Weeds, Weeds and More Weeds – Attacking the Island Bed

My son Joey is coming to visit early next week to help me with garden work. We’re going to start out working in one of the toughest spaces – the island bed between the split in my double-wide driveway. That … Continue reading

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Spring Blooming Plants and Garden Assessment

April 15, 2015: I don’t know if it’s still too early in the spring for some of my plants to break through the soil, or if I lost a lot of plants over the winter. I didn’t think you could … Continue reading

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Why This Year?

This spring of 2015 has many elements to it that have been missing from the last several years. Much of it is that my mental health is far better than it has been in years. Now I want to share … Continue reading

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My First Sight of the Gardens at My New House – Back Yard

Earlier I wrote about how the front yard looked when I was first thinking of buying this house. When my realtor and friend Wilma and I saw the back yard, it was goggle-eyes time. The view of the lake and … Continue reading

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Bringing Renewal Indoors

Since I moved in here in late 2008, I’ve made very few changes to the interior. I had carpet taken out in the smallest room on the lower level and vinyl flooring put in, because I wanted to use that … Continue reading

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