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Adding Color to my Garden

If you're familiar with the blog, you might recognize the garden picture below. This is the most sloppy garden in our backyard - there's always one that you kinda neglect. I've been slowly filling in the base of the garden with "leftover" perennials for the last few years - by leftover I mean things that I have divided and stuck in here all willy-nilly-like. There are a lot of Hostas, a few READ MORE
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My April Garden

Pagoda Dogwood Welp guys, there was a lot of death in my garden this year. This is strange to me since we didn't have a worse than normal winter, it was actually a whole lot warmer than normal. A lot of perennial root systems seemed to turn to mush, and I can only imagine that it most likely had something to do with that warmer-than-usual-weather thing that the world has READ MORE
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Weatherizing Outdoor Textiles

What. Up. I thought this post might come in handy if you're anything like me and you're right on the edge of spring, you can't contain yourself, and you need to just do something outside already! That being said, forgive the fact that there is barely any green going on in these pics - it's coming! We recently replaced our Nicaraguan hammock. I had received it as a mother's day prez two years READ MORE
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Flower Bed Break Down : Part II

Hello buddies. Long time no see! I unintentionally took a little break last week. There was lots going on around here, I was madly spring cleaning and didn't have anytime for the internets. I'm feeling refreshed and ready to be back typing away this week though. I wanted to continue to share what I've got growing in my flower beds, last time I went through in detail what grows in my sunny READ MORE
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Patio Inspiration & Ideas

Dude(tte)s! We are committing to this patio thing! I think it will add tons to our outdoor experience and is gonna look-a real nice! Things that I need to tell you about it are as follows. I have been scouring the internets looking for a realistic option for covering the concrete slab and then I stumbled upon NewTechWood. They sell recycled composite decking in both normal wood slat style as READ MORE
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