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How-To Put Together Planters.. or really, Planters for Dummies.. and by Dummies

Late last fall I purchased two fantastic, large, blue planters from Southeastern Salvage… I am biased but I think they are great looking. To them I added cabbages, pansies, and creeping jenny then I let them be. 992 more words

Bizzare-o Weekend at the Fitzgerald House

The past two weekends have been domestic bliss, I tell you.  Without an ounce of sarcasm.  We have stayed home, worked on the house, gone to church, caught up on movies, saw friends and enjoyed the glorious weekend sunshine-y weather.  510 more words

Newlywed Adventures


An insane amount of yardwork happened at our house yesterday, and my shoulders are screaming with the reminder of how much shoveling I did to clear out the last of winter’s offerings that had fallen from the trees into careless piles around the yard. 103 more words

Photos From The Yard Today

I took these photos, with our little digital camera; and Karl showed me how to transfer them to my computer.  I will need to write down his instructions next time, to remember.  33 more words


Monday Musings: Yard Work, Garden Plans, and Dog Walking

We got a good bit of yard work done on Saturday. It was a nice day, although a bit breezy. The BaldMan took the snowblower off the lawn tractor (No More Snow!). 604 more words



Photo compliments of DEP

A very popular word this time of year. Mulching can do many things. I helps maintain  temperature and moisture. Keeps down weeds, controls insects, prevents soil compaction and provides nutrients as it decomposes. 322 more words