A Marathon Yard Day

10/24/2018 – As we had a light all-day drizzly rain yesterday–that should have made the dry soil workable–and tomorrow is 100% chance of rain we decided we had to get the last of the yard work done, including mulching and spreading the wildflower seeds, before the rain tomorrow. Widened bed between the walkway to the […]

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Patio Installations

Due to Hurricane Gordon, the patio installation was postponed until we were back at the farm and that was when we moved. So, two days after we drove from Houston for the last time, and the day the movers unloaded our stuff, the patio work began by Mike Chadwell, Springhill Landscape, LLC. Monday, 9/17/2018  –  […]

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Thanksgiving 2017

This was a good trip getting a lot done without killing ourselves. The new siding was completed and the fireplace serviced as well as the heater. Someone had stolen Fergies battery and the cable from both tractors. Went to Becky’s for Thanksgiving meal with family. Tuesday, 11/21/2017 – Arrived mid-afternoon. Walked new fence and let […]

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September, 2017

This work week was to be the week of Labor Day but that was the week before Hurricane Harvey happened. Houston flooded. Postponed this work until recovery was underway and no new surprises should arise. In the meantime, Hurricane Irma hit Florida and came up the west coast but died down before it went very […]

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July 4, 2017 Work Week

Saturday, July 1 – JD cranked and we mowed the front and west yard. The capacitor on the AC compressor went out and Shane with ESTES replaced it. Charged tractor batteries. Sunday Mary finished cutting the grass and I trimmed the back of the ditch that Ted had sprayed. Trimmed around pecans and various places. Charged Fergie’s battery, […]

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Memorial Day 2017

This long holiday weekend began on an almost cool Wednesday afternoon, May 24, 2017. Thursday and Friday was also cool but warming up. By Friday afternoon: Mary weeded the front beds while Tom installed the new mower deck belt and ignition switch on the JD Lawn Tractor, greased the blade arbor shafts and adjusted the mower […]

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