everything but the gates…

I took advantage of a late Saturday afternoon to finish out the panels on the garden fence. The short panels were decidedly more complicated to fit, since both dimensions had to be cut down from the original 4×8 sheet. The slope down from the driveway has been a challenge throughout the project. Originally, I thought […]

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now blooming:

The iris are on their last bloom, the columbine are going to seed. The surprise lilies’ greens are fading and the daylilies are setting buds. But, the coreopsis… holy cow, the coreopsis is full-bore showy. And the Asiatic lilies are starting their show. Enjoy!

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brought to you by: heirloom tomatoes

These tomatoes pictured below? All volunteers. From three years ago… Two years ago, I started building raised beds in the side lot. Last year, I added more, transplanting volunteers, bought starts, and from seed tomatoes. And this one below? That is a brand-new planter with purchased topsoil. On a five foot retaining wall over fifteen […]

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weekend no. 3:

My job has ramped into overtime to resolve the order fulfillment issues created by the shutdown. Therefore, the third weekend working on the fence is really just Sunday, and only Sunday late afternoon because: damned hot… I finished routing the rail boards, and installed all but those for the gates that aren’t yet hung, including […]

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