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    Long weekend.

    Long weekends are always so full of promise. You envision all of the things you’re going to accomplish, all of the projects you’ll be able to complete with the extra time, and…

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    Attack of the 16-foot planter!

    I’m feeling pretty pleased with the progress Evan and I were able to make in the garden this weekend. In a total of about 8 hours over the course of two days,…

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    Is this progress?

    First of all, THANK YOU for all of the feedback regarding my hesitancy to post progress photos. A couple of the comments nearly made me cry (yeah, I’m a total crybaby), but…

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    Garden progress!

    Remember when we built a deck? Yeah, way back when—just over a year ago. I had all of these big ideas and even drew up a plan, but since last April, we…

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    Lily flower rain chain.

    Our little porch roof doesn’t generate a lot of runoff when it rains, but it’s enough to warrant the use of a gutter and downspout. I’ve always wanted a rain chain, so…

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    Garden plan!

    (click to see the garden in context) You guys are great! All of the comments on yesterday’s post gave me the confidence to pull together a new plan for the garden—something that…

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    Garden time: Let’s get serious!

    Okay, so it’s been quite some time since I mentioned the garden, I know. Winter was a good excuse for a few months, but now that it’s warming up (let’s pretend yesterday…

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