Last year, I wrote a couple of posts about how, having retired the year before, I had turned my annual spring weeding chore into a landscaping project transforming this part … Continue Reading Delayed Spring Weeding/Mulching
One of the advantages of being retired that I have been looking forward to this spring is not only being able to get an earlier start in working in … Continue Reading Spring Weeding
Upon seeing our backyard for the first time, some have described it as a “Garden of Eden.” A very peaceful spot centered by nice, cool blue water surrounded by a … Continue Reading Paradise Lost?
Having experienced the beauty of Hawaii firsthand, I often told people it was the one place everyone should go to in their lifetime since it was absolutely paradise on Earth. … Continue Reading Keukenhof!
With the upper deck finished, I began to cut and attach the lower deck boards starting in the middle to ensure the long boards were all a perfect 90 degrees … Continue Reading Deck – The Finish & Redo
In the spring of 2006, we decided to start all over again on that part of the yard. We dug out the bushes that over time had taken over the … Continue Reading Grown Up Backyard – Adolescence
This weekend marks the 15th anniversary of us moving into our current home—the home we have lived in longer than any other home in our lives. And while the exterior … Continue Reading Grown Up Backyard – Formative Years