Image

Posts By David Offutt

Latest Posts | By David Offutt
How to daisy chain and install multiple Rain Barrels
9 years ago

How to daisy chain and install multiple Rain Barrels

Today was setting up the rain barrel  system. A full 8 hours work, so I am tired and sunburned but pleased.

First we repurposed some old gutters.

Next we  figured …
Read More

What a difference a few weeks make (plus some rain too!)

By  •  Garden

We’ve needed rain for some time, and boy oh boy have we had it! So without further ceremony, here we go.

A lovely early clematis, blooming for the first time …
Read More

Residential rain barrel installation
9 years ago

Residential rain barrel installation

If you want to install a single rain barrel here’s one way to do it.

I’d been planning a rain barrel for a few years without executing but I finally …
Read More

Constructing raised beds
9 years ago

Constructing raised beds

* See update below* Now was time to make the beds. The plan is to make seven 3’x15′ beds separated by 2′ wide paths.

Here is the planning grid.

 


Read More

OK, Now the veggie plot is turned

By  •  Garden

Sunday went over to the veggie plot, a light rain was falling. I love the rain as long as it isn’t torrential. The way the earth smells, the cleanliness of …
Read More

Easy Peony Supports
9 years ago

Easy Peony Supports

As promised, and I’m sure you are on pins and needles with anticipation, we take a look at some peony supports that work quite well and take a look at …
Read More

First attempt at a vegetable hoop house
9 years ago

First attempt at a vegetable hoop house

So I am trying something new this year, a hoop house over the vegetable box. The vegetable box is quite small – only 4′ x7′. But I thought I could get a …
Read More

2009 – a new side garden and a color riot!

By  •  Garden

OK, so I couldn’t justify going through 2006-2008 – really more of the same, just bigger. A few plants did fail. After a few years of covering the arch and …
Read More

More from 2005

By  •  Garden

Here we are again, and I’ve found a few more pics from 2005. I need to get up to date to begin 2010.

So here we are:

 

 


Read More

Top