Posts tagged "projects"

Building Garden Paths

My garden is very much a work in progress. One of the elements lacking in the landscape are clearly defined pathways. They just seem like so much work to build though, especially for something I won’t actually receive any direct benefit from. Afterall, I know where everything is, where to walk and not walk, etc....

Garden Tour

The Fo-Po Garden Tour was a lot of fun, and it was some serious motivation for us to get things wrapped up and the yard looking good! We met some really nice people and I am always happy to talk about plants with anyone who will listen. There is so much to recap… where to...

Patio Progress

I am officially tired of working on the patio. The project was a good idea, and I am sure there are lots of benefits of working on it ourselves. But I’m sick of it. We spent all day Saturday working away outside. We filled the dug out area with fine gravel from Mt Scott Fuel....

Labor of Love

Jay finished construction on our 8′ wide x 8′ tall four-post pergola. We are calling it the Taj Mahal, as it was a labor in honor of love for me Sappy, but in a funny way. It’s safe to say that we are both incredibly impressed. He had no idea he could build something so...

Patio Plans

Of course I need another outdoor project! I have been wanting to build a patio in the backyard for some time, but have struggled with the best material options. There have been a few ideas floating around, but I was really starting to lean towards getting some nice flagstone and just going for it. It...