Wow, it's been some time since I've sat down and had time to blog. These days though school is back in session my paintbrushes have not been touched, I have found myself trying to keep up with my garden beds which I have to weed and mulch (I'll give an update on those in my … Continue reading Loving Laundry…
I've been meaning to share some pictures of the garden, but have been caught up with other things. Here's one of many of my Nun's Orchid aka Nun's beard, Nun's cap, but whatever you may know them as I think we can all agree they are truly beautiful, these flowers have been open for about … Continue reading Nun’s Orchid-
If you live in a suburban and/or rural area, perhaps you have dealt with rabbits or deers eating your lovely flowers and greens. I have substantially added several raised beds to my garden. However, some were being chomped up by the deers and a beautifully fed rabbit. I have tried every deer and rabbit repellent … Continue reading Undercover…raised bed crop coop.
Strolling in the garden, I notice a flower on one of my ginger plants. I wasn't sure what type of ginger it was, however looking closely, I realized that it was the flower of a turmeric plant, Curcuma Longa, pictured below. In the Summer of 2020, I remember placing Turmeric Rhizome that I had purchased at the … Continue reading Turmeric beginning to end.
This desk was actually made in November. Yes, I built a desk, not sure why but I needed a desk and could not find anything that attracted me and that was within my budget, and besides, we had Covid downtime :). It was also a way to use up plywood sitting in my garage leftover … Continue reading Building a desk.
2020 was an interesting year! As it forced everyone to modify their lives and their every day, it was a year to open our eyes and see life from a different angle. It brought families together, took loves ones, made our home into offices and parents into teaches, brought sadness and brought anger, exposed our … Continue reading Here we go again, another year.
I have been very excited to finally see some fruit from one of my fruit trees, this tree was relocated from my previous home 2 years ago and it was only at the most 2 feet tall when planted. I was surprised to see many guavas on the tree and I was actually hesitant that … Continue reading Guava from the garden
After struggling with the weeds entangled in the stones on the back garden and after treating it with vinegar to kill them off, I decide to lift everything lay new fabric and wash all the rocks. I only took before and after pictures. This project very quickly became one of those that you are wondering … Continue reading Garden Update.
I’ve been a bit delay with my update just because I’ve been busy digging dirt just about every other day. I find myself in a zen-like state that comforts me when I am out pulling weeds and planting seeds. I am not an expert and I don’t strive for perfection, I just garden for enjoyment … Continue reading Garden Update
It's been a couple of months since this crazy Covid-19 pandemic locked down the world and it's been more devastating for some than to others but I think that the majority of us had to make some adjustments to our daily routine. I know for me my day would now start with my cup of … Continue reading Surviving lockdown.