more yard work

more yard work

Posted by on Sep 17, 2011 in garden | 2 Comments

The front yard is starting to shape up! I can’t take the credit for this before and after, although I did contribute some weeding! Kyle spent several days in 90+ degree weather ripping out the old plants and flowers that looked like weeds, [those purple flowers were beautiful for a week, and then just looked […]






what a little mulch can do

what a little mulch can do

Posted by on Aug 23, 2011 in garden | No Comments

I can’t say that weeding is my favorite thing to do on a sunny day, but it sure does improve curb appeal. We weren’t loving the white 80s rocks the previous owners used in all of the landscaping, so we have begun replacing them with dark brown mulch. We ripped out all of the scraggly […]






our first ‘crops’!

our first ‘crops’!

Posted by on Jul 14, 2011 in garden | No Comments

Kyle and I decided to grow a small garden our first year in our new home, and I was so excited to pick the first ‘fruits’ of our labor! Cucumber, tomato, yellow pepper, and jalapeno pepper. Several of our yellow squash plants didn’t make it, but I’m hoping a couple squash will pull through. Now […]