Gardening

Enough…For Now

June 4, 2018

As I brought my wheelbarrow around to the pile of soil on our front lawn yesterday I couldn’t help thinking, I should have got more. I even started to feel a little deflated, but then […]

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The Latest Scoop…A Dump Truck’s Worth!

June 3, 2018

The much anticipated soil arrived on Friday morning and it looks fantastic! Definitely worth the wait. The driver was completely unconcerned by having to enter our tight cul de sac with such a big truck […]

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Before and After

May 29, 2018

This is what our front yard looked like before the soil was scheduled to arrive…   And this is what it looked like after…     This is what the backyard looked like in preparation […]

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Waiting on Garden Soil

May 29, 2018

Just a few days after moving in things went a bit sideways at work and just like that I was back to working full time. Life is a never ending juggling act. I used to […]

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On the Move

April 11, 2018

Moving into a new place is a strange experience. It’s like visiting a very disgruntled host who suddenly goes missing, leaving you standing in their house trying to figure out where all the light switches […]

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Let Your Garden’s Freak Flag Fly

March 19, 2018

A kindred gardener tuned me into a series on Netflix called “Big Dreams Small Spaces” in anticipation of me turning soil in my new city garden. At first I tried to ration out the season, […]

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Gardening Through Grief

March 15, 2018

A huge part of needing land beneath my feet, this spring of all springs, comes from losing both my parents this winter. My mother passed away in December and my father in February. They were […]