This means war. 2

Morning. 3

Phew, less than twelve hours later and I’m back!  Daylight is pretty. Anyway, established plants are always squirrel-resistant: The success of the above makes me happy.  Under this lie the disintegrated corpes of pet hamsters, gerbils, and a baby bird that had fallen out of its nest. Don’t want to go digging around under there. ...

Invasions.

My front and back yards are under constant threat from invaders.  I will talk about three today.  First up, the violets: Next up, the maples: I don’t have photos, but I also sawed down two trees that had grown to my height.  There are three or for more to go. However, I did have fun ...

Wee update. 5

Our box is built!  We’re going to do another.  This one will contain leeks, carrots, broccoli and spinach.  Assuming we can keep the squirrels out. I have a roll of chicken wire to lay over the top of this while the seedlings are sprouting.  But I have to figure out how to keep the squirrels ...

Can I get a Hallelujah?

Good days and bad days. 3

So, it’s been a while.  Lots of new stuff happening, some crap, some surprising, some awesome.  Got a good chunk of prettifying done before the drizzle began today. First, here’s the crap news: Also, dumbly didn’t take a photo, but I have a bin nearly full of violets that I dug up from proper flower ...

Pilot series. 4

Pilot series.
Welcome to the first (of an expected many) episode(s) of the exciting new game show…Name that Plant! Yes, such is my ignorance that I don’t know what’s growing in my own yard, even though I know I have been told at least some of these plants’ names in the past.  Please help. Just to make ...

Laziness. 1

So, I will update later this week.  It’s been raining coldly for the last two days, so I haven’t done much anything since the weekend. I do have this stuff, though.  I am tempted to mix the heavy clay soil in that blank, maple seedling-infested patch with compost and top soil and then spread a ...

Let’s begin at the beginning. 8

Hi.  My name is Megan and I know arse-all about gardening. My mother was a gardener.  When she died, I inherited her house.  In the 2.5 years since then, I haven’t really been keeping up with things.  Check it: As far as I’m concerned, all that is missing is the Trans-Am up on cinder blocks. ...