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How to daisy chain and install multiple Rain Barrels
11 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 …
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What a difference a few weeks make (plus some rain too!)

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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 …
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Constructing raised beds
11 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.

 


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OK, Now the veggie plot is turned

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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 …
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Easy Peony Supports
12 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 …
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2009 – a new side garden and a color riot!

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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 …
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More from 2005

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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:

 

 


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2004 and 2005 recap

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Well, since no one seems to be paying much attention I’ll keep on talking to myself. There really isn’t any documentation from 2004 and there is a good reason why.  …
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2003 – Garden Journal entries and photos

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Well,  after a blockbuster and detailed start to the journal, I really fell off in production in journaling if not in the garden.

12 Apr – Shade structure in 26 …
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