I inherited a wheelbarrow full of pond rocks from my mother-in-law when she was dismantling her pond. They were just too pretty to ‘throw away’, so I salvaged the rocks and brought them home with me. Those rocks lay on the side of my house all winter long and I lamented over what to do…… Continue reading DIY Natural Plant Markers
I love pinto beans. But, if they aren’t seasoned properly they are the equivalent to eating a brown paper bag. I have spent the better part of the winter digging around for pinto bean recipes that I liked and found a couple that were really good. My only problem is that when I am ready…… Continue reading 7 Quarts of Pinto Beans
I was cleaning out the garage and found a box of seed packets from several yeas ago. The most recent date on the seed packets was 2012 with most of them being 6 years old!! ~eeek~ This is the list of potential plantings for 2015. Most of these seeds are old and may not come…… Continue reading 2015 Seeds
I have very limited space for gardening. This visual has helped me understand the amount of space a plant needs to grow whether it’s in a pot or in one of the flower beds around my house. Square Foot Gardening has a free planner! SFGPlanner link I have two windows on the front of…… Continue reading Square Foot Gardening & DIY Window Boxes
This is absolutely amazing! It inspires me to look at my urban green backyard a little differently. Maybe if I did one small raised bed a year the hubby wouldn’t notice… would he? I am getting a late start on my seeds this year. I hadn’t really thought about it or planned it with all…… Continue reading Urban Gardening! OMG!
05/14/15 – Planted Bush Early Girl tomatoes in brown pots – seeds – late getting them started! Extra-large, extra-early tomatoes grow on a true bush. These extra-large, extra-early tomatoes grow on a true bush. The 4″ across tasty red fruits are much bigger than Early Girl and ripen just 2 days later. The 18″ plants…… Continue reading Bush Early Girl Tomatoes
Well, by now the whole world knows I quit my job. The last couple of years working on the railroad have taught me a lot about life and the people stomping around on this planet. We are all meant to contribute something to this planet. I finally figured out that my job is not in…… Continue reading Back in the Saddle?
1999 Toyota Tacoma 4WD, BFG AT tires & whatever engine comes standard. (I’m a girl, cut me some slack) Gets a decent 17 mpg on the highway and I haven’t figured out why I can sometimes get 21 mpg rock climbing… I bought this truck in 2013. It had 120K miles on it. In two…… Continue reading New Taco Cupholders