Tag Archives: Gardening

Simple Sunday – Leprechaun Update and the Turning of the Soil

As promised, here is the update on the boys’ Leprechaun trap.  The pesky little Leprechaun came.  He plucked the bait – a penny – off the double sided tape within the trap, the tape that was suppose to hold him … Continue reading

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Unearthed

This morning Carter got up on the wrong side of the bed (for the life of me I can’t figure out how he continues to do this for when we combined the boys’ beds into bunk beds we made sure … Continue reading

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The Little Annual That Could

I am the first to admit that I do not have a green thumb.  When it comes to keeping plants alive my track record is grim.  I believe my main deficit when it comes to gardening and tending to plants … Continue reading

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Garden Gnome Season

Apparently late September in the Pacific Northwest is not Garden Gnome season.  I get it, really I do.  Most people consider the garden gnome’s habitat to be a traditional garden, one of flowers or vegetables.  I, however have to disagree.  … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Stability and Blueberries

For several years I have wanted to plant blueberry bushes in our yard.  For a variety of reasons I have not gotten around to it. This weekend, to celebrate the newfound stability in our lives, I planted three great blueberry … Continue reading

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Watch Out For That Zebra!

Do you have zebras in your Home Depot? Yesterday Carter and I went in search of the perfect flower pots.  It is never easy to find something when you have an exact image of what you want in your head.  … Continue reading

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Our Little Patch of Dirt

We planted our veggie garden last weekend.  This is the second year we have planted one and even though we don’t really know what we are doing it is a lot of fun.  Plus last year we actually got some … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me (Cha, Cha, Cha)

Today is my birthday.  We had a great day planned starting with coffee and a snack at home, breakfast out at a local restaurant, a trip to the first farmer’s market of the year in our small town, and then … Continue reading

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The Jar of Death (or The Death Jar if you are into Star Wars and play on words)

A couple weeks ago the gray curtain of clouds pulled aside to revel a fiery yellow ball in the sky, center stage.  The boys and I, drawn by its warmth and light, gravitated to the great outdoors.  The boys dusted … Continue reading

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