Note: check out my update below to see what the transplant and divisions look like after one year! We finally bit the bullet and decided have our lower deck replaced. The fat deposit check went out in the mail last week, so it’s getting real. We should have pulled the plug 3 years ago before the […]
Archives for 2017
One of the challenges I faced in finishing out the sunroom was figuring out how to hide the dirty fascia visible through the top part of the windows. Over time, pine needles, insects, dirt and other nasty stuff had accumulated in the 2-inch space between the glass and wood. Because the glass is permanent, there isn’t a […]
We’ve had an all-time record amount of rain in Seattle this winter. I don’t know if that makes for more May flowers than normal, but it’s definitely looking lush out there. The weeds are also pretty excited, but we won’t talk about those… Anyhow, here are my garden picks for this week!
While cleaning up the neglected area next to the south easement, I came face to face with this. I had to take a photo and share it. Yes, I am 12. In case you are wondering, it’s an English Holly that’s about 25 feet tall. So, it’s large in some respects. 😀
This morning I ran around like a crazy person taking pics of all the ferns I could find before the forecasted rain came. These suckers are growing fast and I wanted to capture some photos before they completely fill out. One of my favorite things about spring in the garden is how the ferns and […]
My phone has a pretty great camera, but after many lackluster specimen photos and no ability to zoom, I figured I should try to level up using better equipment. A few days ago I dug up John’s DSLR and have been noodling around with it. And by noodling around I mean taking photos on the Auto setting. […]