Category Archives: Garden

All about our Garden!

To Seed or Not To Seed, PoMDs, and The Ugly Duckling-Flower-Tree-Thingie …

… That is the Question Actually, that is not quite right. That heading should be something more like “To sow indoors, or to sow outdoors, that is the question.” Permit me to provide a little context for those of you … Continue reading

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Adventures in Apiaries, Ketching-up, The Great Flood, and Flippin’ the Bird

Location, Location, Location … … it is all about location. Access to the southern sky for sunlight in the winter, access to the east so the morning sun will encourage an early start to the day, a proper windbreak to … Continue reading

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Hee Haw, Seedling Solidarity, and Forbidden Love

Gloom, Despair, and Agony on Me … Deep, dark depression, excessive misery! Deena flew out yesterday for job training … THREE WEEKS worth. And while I completely support her in her new job, I miss her already. The house and … Continue reading

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Inspiration, Flakiness, and Hawt Chicks

My Muse … Leonardo had Mona Lisa, John Denver had The Rocky Mountains, Francis Scott Key had the Battle of Baltimore and Fort McHenry. Me? I have stress and aggravation. I know what you are thinking … awesome! Right? I mean, … Continue reading

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Second Thoughts, Well Aged Dirt, and Lobotomized Sharks …

What have I wrought? Anyone out there a second guess type person? Is that really a “type”of personality? Type SG Personality? I am afraid that second-guessing myself and my decisions is something that permeates my very existence on a daily, … Continue reading

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Pics and Layout …

We have had multiple requests for pics of the property and our “plan”. First, the pics. When I hear the words farm or homestead, especially in Colorado, I picture rolling hills, lush landscape, a creek running swiftly, bunnies holding hands … Continue reading

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Manly Man Tools and Grasshopper Farming …

Binford Tools and Grunting … Yesterday I was fortunate enough to add a couple of key tools to my shop (the term shop is highly subjective here, mine being about 5’x5′ space between the chest freezer and a pile of … Continue reading

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