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A garden story

Once upon a time we bought a house.

We loved it. It had landscaping that I couldn’t do anything with (lots of shrubs, lots of rock, lots of work to dig it up to put in new plants).

Check out Adam’s car! After driving that for a year, he EARNED his Jeep. Poor […]


Garden rocks. They aren’t around to look pretty but more to serve a purpose. For me, they’re there to hold down the landscape fabric and prevent weeds. But why not make them pretty? Especially when it’s so easy! All you need is rocks, an oven, and some crayons and you can go crazy with it!



White peonies are nice and all…

But the red ones? They are stunning!!!

Bird bath

More terra cotta pot design… The birds kept drinking the nectar that was for the butterflies so I built them their own stinkin’ bird bath.

Do you think I need to put up a sign so they know which one is for which?

Deck boxes

Adam’s sister gave him a subscription to The Family Handyman for Christmas a couple years ago and we love the magazine and the ideas we’ve gotten from it. Just in the past 3 weeks we’ve built benches, a grill table, and today I hung my deck boxes that I built from a section of gutter. […]