Three months after beginning a plan for our new vegetable garden and purchasing seeds, and one month after creating the square foot layout, and making the raised beds, we can finally get the vegetable beds prepared for the square foot method. The tomatoes have been growing for over 8 weeks and are languishing on our deck,… Continue reading Square Foot Garden – Raised Bed Installation
The first set of plans for the garden included about 80 square feet of garden space among 4 4×4 raised planters, a 2×6 planter, and a 2×4 planter. These just didn’t fit in the actual garden plot. Planters: So what we have this year are: 3 – 4×4 1 – 2 x 6 Total Gardening… Continue reading Square Foot Gardening: Building raised beds
There is nothing like a warm day in January to awake the gardening bug. Colorado has had another one of those strange winters where the cold snap in January is non-existent and our mountain snow pack is ensuring water restrictions come summer. But what a lovely 60+ degree day to head out and do some… Continue reading Spring in January?
The backyard only needs smaller – but as always, labor intensive work to get the yard ready for another year. 32 hours Brick pathway outline – COMPLETE 04 hours Patio raised beds — COMPLETE 01 hours Filling low spots in grass 03 hours Trim Apple Tree 2010 03 hours Weed patrol — COMPLETE 20 hours … Continue reading Backyard To-Do List 2009