not so fast buddy

I’m relatively new to gardening. We started
the first garden I’ve ever had when we moved into this house three
years ago. It’s crazy how much there is to learn about gardening. The
first two years we spent buying, planting and then yanking out.. over
and over and over. This year things came in well and looked pretty so we haven’t
yanked anything. Now what I’m trying to figure out is how to keep
things in check. I’ve got plants … More

moving it inside

We’re in the process of wrapping up the 2009 garden. I’m bringing a few pretty things inside. We’re mulching and trying to make our decisions for next year. I’m disappointed the books say we can’t cut back perennials until the first frost. Some things are so shabby and I’m so tired of watching them decay. I think our garden was sort of a bust this year. Weird weather and no time and some really bad impulse decisions lead to a … More

our big box!

Ok, here’s the big gardening project we’ve been working on… our very first vegetable garden!

We figured it was finally time, we’re growing two kids we could probably handle a few vegetables. Last year we figured out our best spot and left it bare so it was ready to go this Spring. Tim did all his research and then built us this beautiful 8′ x 4′ cedar box. We love it so. It was so satisfying just to have a … More