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Deuce Cities Henhouse

I'm sure I'm not the only one who has felt an array of feelings since quarantine began. Most of the time I fall somewhere between a complete lack of motivation, and sheer boredom. And then every once in awhile I'll get a sudden burst of energy and I'll do all the things all at once. That is what happened once I started gaining momentum on the new sauna area of our front side yard at the cabin... READ MORE
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in gardening, The Cabin

My June Garden in July

We’ve spent the better part of the last 4 months at the cabin. We head home from time-to-time to check the mail, check on the neighborhood and mow the lawn. I’ve been missing my garden in a major way. I look forward to spring more than any other time of year. I love tending to my gardens, paying attention to every tiny detail and watching closely as they grow bigger and stronger. That being said, I am so impressed (and a little sad) with how well my babies are doing without me this year... READ MORE
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My Autumn Garden

Hello! I just wanted to pop-on and share my end-of-season garden with you. The fall has never been my garden's best look, and I thought why not show the good and the bad. It's the month of August where I usually give up on weeding and giving general craps about yard work, and it shows. There's always too many end-of-summer obligations and fun party times - weeding and garden maintenance is the first thing to get left in the dust... READ MORE
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Drip Irrigation & Smart Watering

I had a problem. I wanted to spend huge chunks of time at this cabin this summer, but I also wanted not kill my window boxes and lawn due to lack of watering. What's a girl to do? A few years back I had set up a timer to our spigot. The timer was capable of having two different zones, so I ran a hose to the front and back yard and had set the timer to water daily for 10 minutes early in the morning. It worked, sorta. I mean, who doesn't like to water their yard when it's raining? READ MORE
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My (Very Tardy) May Garden

Geez! What is wrong with me! All this summertime business is interrupting my work flow. I took these photos on May 31st, I swear. I love this time of year in the garden because things change so rapidly and quickly and it is so fun to watch and be a part of. If only the weeds didn’t want to grow as fast as all my perennials. READ MORE
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in gardening, Month-to-Month, Uncategorized