Posted in Oh noes!, Progress

Never give up! Never surrender!

I'm not a pink anything fan, but I'm still glad to see these flowers!
We transplanted what was a tiny miserable rhododendron last year to a much better suited spot on the front yard. I’m pleased to say it’s recovering well–we actually have blooms this year.

Despite how little I have managed to get done in the last week and change, I am still determined to press forward however I can. Seems obvious, right?   If you stop, things will really get out of hand, and more work for later, which no one wants.

Fortunately for me, the only things I’m worried about killing are all the starter kitchen plants that haven’t made it into the ground yet.

The good news is that a lot is growing just fine on its own, and no thanks to my efforts except in a few cases where I rescued a few things from various less than ideal situations. Continue reading “Never give up! Never surrender!”

Second rain barrel install

I updated the countdown for the install of the rain barrel itself.  That should be easy enough as long as we can get over there to pick it up on a day the center is open.  Getting the guttering up in that corner, though…that’s a bit more iffy.

Woo! Unexpected progress…

My partner somehow didn’t get called in today, so we started building our first kitchen garden bed where there will be peas and corn and other things.  It was hard to get an angle where you could see the rough width, length from the window, but it’s not finished yet anyhoo.  We’re on break now, and about to head back out to finish digging a bit, then we’ll fill with wood and see how tired we are.  It’s been a long day for us. Continue reading “Woo! Unexpected progress…”