Roll Up Your Sleeves: Reclaiming the Yard Pt. 2

April showers bring May flowers or at least that’s how the saying goes. Around here it’s been rain, rain, and more rain punctuated by a few sunny days. After a week straight, we have sun and I managed to slip out and get a few pictures of our now nice-looking garden beds.

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It’s That Time of Year Already: Reclaiming the Yard (Pt. 1)

It’s That Time of Year Already: Reclaiming the Yard (Pt. 1)

Yes, it's that time of year again. Spring is in full swing with summer close at its heels. Which means it’s time for us to roll up our sleeves and dig in. First stop: the lawn. The patchy, crabgrass-and-weed-ridden lawn that has been a sore spot the last few years. And if you've been following [...]

From Jungle to Field: The beginnings of a second pasture.

From Jungle to Field: The beginnings of a second pasture.

Would you just look at that. When I tell you it's a sight for sore eyes... Darlin', I ain't kiddin'! With only an electric push mower at my disposal, it was simply inconceivable to attempt tackling this 3.5 acre parcel of grass/thistle/weeds that was nearing 4' in height. Had the mulching kit on my mower [...]