Category Archives: Veggie Tales

Peach Basil Salad with Beet Greens

Today marks a first for kyle and I as we enjoy the first fruits of our labor. I made a delicious salad with some herbs and greens from the garden. Romain lettuce, beet greens, basil, peach wedges, cherry halves, a … Continue reading

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Summertime, livin’ is easy

So puppy bliss and a blistering sun has helped to reset my pace to something a little easier to sustain. Oh, and theres the small detail that the AC decided to take a summer vacation and my only retreat from … Continue reading

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Growing Pains

It may not look like much but these tiny seedlings will grow to be 6-8′ tall and sport beautiful flowers that cascade down their long stalk.  They are called Hollyhock  Cross your fingers they make it long enough to bloom … Continue reading

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Seedling Update

It’s hard to imagine life starting with something so small.  I planted these seeds about a week ago and there is proof that something is growing.  Hope it’s my flowers!  Today is the first day that it hasn’t rained in … Continue reading

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I’m all Jacked up on Junk

So much has happened this week that it’s hard to know where to start; one thing is certain:  junk. After a few weeks of searching I found a boat that was priced to sell.  It measures about 14 feet and … Continue reading

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Rain Dance

No, I didn’t forget to post something this weekend and Yes, I left my camera in the rain.  So much was going on this week I decided to give it a theme: BIG.  BIG THUNDERSTORM with BIG GUSTS OF WIND like a … Continue reading

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Doing it for Free

Doing it yourself is pretty awesome.  Doing it for free is even better.  So we know that you can find landscaping rocks for free, last friday I found free compost, yesterday I found free wood for raised garden beds, and … Continue reading

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Load of Crap, Literally.

In this day and age people don’t take crap from anyone.  Usually I don’t either, unless it’s free.  In my last post I lamented  how bad my soil was and how dirt aint cheap.  Riddled with endless solutions to this … Continue reading

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Ship Shape

Sometimes a blank slate can be a little much.  Our back yard needs a lot of love and a lot of inventiveness.  The size is about 70′ wide and 35 feet deep (give or take).  This is the before and … Continue reading

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Trigger Happy

  They say the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence and they were wrong.  Lurking on the other side of my fence: a restaurant parking lot and two bright street lamps that I consider paying someone to … Continue reading

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