This project falls into the category of “let’s just try it and see”. Most of my propagation efforts involve a modicum of effort and some “why not”, and in most cases, that’s good enough. So I’m only encouraging myself at this point. Anyhow, on to the good stuff… We have a beautiful String of Hearts […]
This is a photo of a tree sucker sprouting from an existing root. The root is attached to a Black Locust tree stump in our neighbor’s front yard. Over 100 feet away. On the other side of our house. About 2 years ago, our previous neighbor (in the same house) decided to spruce up his property […]
This morning I stepped out to turn on a sprinkler and noticed a Dark-eyed Junco casually hop through the water pouring down on its head duck and under a rotting railroad tie. It entered with a bug in its mouth and left without it. I took a peek and found this little guy. The poor […]
It’s nearly July and the garden has reached peak bloom. Weed growth has slowed from “OMG” to just annoying, enabling me to catch up a bit. So I figured it was a good time to get out there and take a few photos.
Another major hobby of mine is comics. For the last couple years, I’ve produced a single-panel strip called The Daily Drawing that’s currently published twice weekly on GoComics.com. Once in a while, I’ll do a garden-related comic, and today I came up with the bright idea to compile them into a blog post. I think these […]
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 […]