Tag Archives: Beds

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 … Continue reading

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Built New Bed along Azaleas in the Backyard

10/22/2018 – We built a new flower bed along the azaleas in the new backyard. Moved the amaryllis’ in from the bed along the driveway that has become too crowded. Also, separated the two clumps of daylilies at the Bay Leaf … Continue reading

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Planted the First Vegetable Garden

10/8/2018 – Planted the 5’x25′ new bed between the new back patio and the house with seedlings bought at Walmart. 6 green cabbages 6 red cabbages 6 Romain Leaf Lettuce Butter Crunch Bibb Lettuce 6 Mustard Greens about 50 green … Continue reading

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Weeded Bed Along Road with Cultivator

Used the Troy-Built cultivator to weed and till the bed from fence to fence. Prep’ing to kill the weeds that were getting out of control and for wildflower seeds that will arrive from American Meadows this coming week.

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 we had: Mary weeded the front beds while Tom installed the new mower deck … Continue reading

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Spring 2017 Yard Work

This was a short work session of only three days so we concentrated on getting the yard in good shape to begin the summer.

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