It’s that time of year again — the time to ask “so how did the vegetable garden do?” Bigger Plot I moved the garden out of its cute but useless 3×3 “one foot gardening” plot and into a real 4×8 plot along the side of the house. I was a little worried it wouldn’t get […]
This is mainly an experiment in phone blogging. This is a picture of my new 4×12 vegetable plot sans veggies. Does it post well? Let’s find out….
I have declared jihad on my deer. On Saturday we went up to Lowes and bought this stuff called Deer Off. A nice lady working at Lowes wanted to be helpful but got scared when faced with my wrath and hatred upon the deer. She fled when I started trying to make all deer worldwide […]
The deer had yet another buffet last night and ate the buds off two of my day lily plants. Thankfully it looks like they were scared away before they finished their little snack. I am still planning on putting a sign with a picture of a hamburger in my garden to remind them what they […]
The world is too depressing to blog about and it’s thunderstorming outside, so here’s something real simple: a quick gardening update. I have a little 3×3 plot for organic vegatable gardening. One of the squares doesn’t get enough sunlight during the day to grow adequately so that leaves me with 8 squares. Last year I […]
This weekend I got through… – Vacuuming the house. – Doing about seven hours of gardening. This included laying down 2 more bags of mulch, building an entire veggie garden (3×3 raised box), planting 36 vincas, 6 calibrochias, 1 overgrown lantana, 36 carrots, 3 cucumbers (which did not survive I don’t think), 2 tomatos, 2 […]
We took Katie to the Maryland Science Center on the Inner Harbor on the diagonal on the water from the National Aquarium in Baltimore. The Maryland Science Center is a hand’s on science museum focusing on dinosaurs, general Earth Sciences, Newtonian physics, (incredible amounts of) Biology, Space Sciences in cooperation with NASA and whatever special […]