Category Archives: Garden Diary

Yet Another Step Closer

The universe has a way of working itself out. I had a cleaning this morning and my body is still recovering from the weekend’s work. My client rescheduled to Wednesday and I couldn’t be more relieved. A day to recover … Continue reading

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Rented Mules

When Dave arrived home earlier than expected nine days ago, I took one look at his face and panicked. “I was downsized,” he said. This was less than optimal, but at least the timing was good. My income has risen … Continue reading

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Work on The Cottage…and More

Work on The Cottage We have been busy bees on The Cottage and have nearly completed the demo of all rooms except the front living room. So far, we have filled and dumped six truckloads at the local dump. I … Continue reading

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A Review of Projects…and Flowers!

I’m feeling more and more like that dog Doug in the movie “Up.” I start on a project and things are going well when suddenly a new idea (sort of like a squirrel) runs through my brain and I am … Continue reading

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The Great Potato Harvest of 2013…Well…Sort Of…

On Saturday, we had big plans to finish the new chicken coop for our laying hens. We needed some chicken wire, since the roof wouldn’t be safe from marauding varmints with just a tarp, and I was itching to get … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Rainy Day

Hello Rain! I woke up to the sounds of gentle rain falling. And what perfect timing! We had been lucky enough to receive that limited amount of rain last week, unlike the rest of the metro, but our plants were … Continue reading

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To Treadmill? Or Garden? That is the Question

Recently the treadmill has been sending subliminal messages to me. Well, actually, my waistline has been sending rude and hateful messages. And what is it with this weird southern drift? Every bit of roundness seems to be migrating to my … Continue reading

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