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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

My May Garden

Friendthrens. I tell ya, the only downside to having a cabin is not being able to give respect due to the gardens. They are thriving this year, but they are in desp need of some cleaning up. I have to actually schedule time in my calendar to hang out with them. I wouldn't change a thing, but I do miss toiling over them, and I hope I still get a chance to this summer... READ MORE
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in gardening, Month-to-Month

Gardening in the North Woods

Hi Guys! The snow still has not melted (because it’s a total jerk), but typically this would time of year would be the beginning of the gardening season. Not only am I excited to get into my garden at home in Minneapolis, but this will mark the first season of gardening in the North Woods of West Wisco... READ MORE
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in gardening, Outdoor, The Cabin