Fixing the Sprinklers

No fun! Our sprinkler system is about 25 years old and is in need of some repair. It took Bryon 3 evenings after work, and most of the day last Saturday to get it all fixed. Just in time for the warmer weather that hit this past week. Of course Quin had to help Papa…

Maine Flowers

Spunky lives in Maine. She runs by these flowers every day and decided to pick a few yesterday. So many of the home decorating blogs try to reproduce this wild, rustic look. They do a pretty good job, too! But, oh! How beautiful it looks when it is real!

| |

Vinegar Weed Killer

I’ve had a few people tell me that using vinegar for a weed killer is a great option to Round-Up or other weed killers. I searched around on the internet for some recipes and found this very helpful site. The Garden Counselor I really appreciate the scientific approach used on the site (being that I’m…

Black-eyed Susan

Weird! I came in the back gate and noticed this little Black-eyed Susan growing in the corner of the yard. About 5 years ago I put one in the front yard and enjoyed them all summer. But this variety is annual, not perennial. It was a pleasant surprise to see one growing in a completely…

Black-eyed Susan

Weird! I came in the back gate and noticed this little Black-eyed Susan growing in the corner of the yard. About 5 years ago I put one in the front yard and enjoyed them all summer. But this variety is annual, not perennial. It was a pleasant surprise to see one growing in a completely…