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Divisions and Seed Starting

Oh, I think one of my absolute favorite parts of gardening is dividing my plants. That time in their development when they’re finally big enough to fill the space I put them in originally and look lovely… but awkward as well because they suddenly seem to stand all alone or in a strange arrangement compared … Continue reading

A Month Later

My last post pretty much corresponded with the beginning of my new job. Things have been far too busy for me to even imagine what I could write about but luckily, not so busy that I haven’t been able to detach from my job over the weekends and spend time enjoying the garden and working … Continue reading

Boring Little Things

Over the last couple weeks, progress has slowly been made. The garage is still electric doorless since the door is a bit rich for our blood, at least until about new year, but there is now a side access door and Abel’s part of the job is finished (except for them emptying it of their … Continue reading

New Foundations, Lil’ Front Garden

So pulling into our driveway on the first, we found that the carcass of our garage had been carried away during the workday (well, most of it, some being around the backyard). And we now understood the sign we saw hooked onto our back door the day before. We quickly decided to take their advice … Continue reading

Work Begins Again

Finally, yesterday we had workmen at the house again. I don’t think I mentioned it but we’ve had a break in construction and almost nothing has happened since we moved in at the beginning of the month. The problem was with Prospect Mortgage – even after we finally got through closing, they held us up … Continue reading

First Shovelfuls

Last week on Sunday evening, we took out the hose to soak the ground at the back of the yard, preparing for our first transplant. Patrick has started demolishing the small retaining wall and will soon be knocking rocks and concrete onto the old roses there, so we’re moving them for their own safety. We … Continue reading



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