Our Rhubarb plants!

I really love it when I can say: ‘Spring has sprung and look what’s springing up for us!’ Β Fresh from our garden! YYYYEEEEE, I’m always so excited when I see good plants coming up! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ This past year I have really been into planting, preserving and trying to make the most out of what…

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Luffa gourd growing

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I know, I have been posting way too many pictures of the luffas that I have been growing this year! But, despite being told they wouldn’t grow here, I have had a great crop! (For reference I live in a zone 6) Quick background on this kinda cash crop: in World…

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Holy Gladiolus, Batman!

Look what I did! As I mentioned in my previous gardening post, I planted lots…I mean LOTS of different kinds of bulbs this Spring. May of my plants have died from over-loving. But some strong ones have come out just magnificently! I have never planted bulbs before and had no idea what half of them…

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Fresh from the garden :)

Hello everyone πŸ™‚ I hope you are enjoying the last bits of summer! I was so excited about this, I just had to share! Yours truly, has a very nasty track record of killing off almost every plant she comes in contact with. So you can imagine my fear and frustration when I spent a…

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DIY Yard Waste Composter

Hi all and happy Sunday πŸ™‚ As most of you know, we’ve been working, working, working…to make this place great and add some curb appeal at the new place! This composter desperately needed to be done, as we have quite a bit of yard space and nowhere to put all the cut branches, grass clippings,…

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Planting time is upon us!

WWEEEEEEEE!! Spring is here, spring is HERE!! We’ve been working quite hard to get the yard area even ready to do some spiffing up. Curb appeal is the name of the game this summer. So is self-sufficiency. We are starting out with a whole bunch of berry bushes that were here when I got the…

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Now the major experiments are coming…

Prepare yourself for strings of profanity, tears, maxed out credit card and the occasional trip to the hospital. Β It’s time for the DIY Home repair, home reno, and crash course gardening section of our blogging experience together! As most of you well know, I purchased a small very old farmhouse last year. Well, through the…

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