Category Archives: gardening in town

End of School Year Stuff

We had DD1’s last award program this week and she took two awards!  It was exciting because this was a true award program.  Most categories only had one award for the class of 315 (or so) students.  She got the … Continue reading

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I Surrender

I’m tearing out my garden plot. It’s never been a wonderful producer, but I’ve done what I could because DH offered the garden to me, in spite of his dislike for them.  He gave me a shady corner, but I … Continue reading

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Minor Dramas

Currently we’re watching lettuce grow out of the cut end of a clump of leaf lettuce purchased from the grocery store.  I had seen that celery will regrow if you put the entire clump end into water, and we have … Continue reading

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This and That

Word came today that the first hurdle has been cleared for DD2 to attend a local career center next year.  She’s been accepted to a school of choice with the caveat that the remainder of her day will be home … Continue reading

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Day to Day

I’ve been making it a goal to spend at least ten minutes each day weeding in my many garden areas and it’s paying off. I still have a lot to do, but the progress is visible as less green (maple … Continue reading

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There’s Always Something to be Learned

Our dishwasher started leaking about a month ago, and the repair man (whom we trust and have had out for other jobs) told us flatly that this leak indicates that it’s time for a new machine. The repair is costly … Continue reading

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Planning

DH added a channel to the Roku for me and I’m really enjoying it. It’s “An American Homestead”, about two families (three generations) who move to the Ozarks to live as self-sufficiently as possible. It’s been pretty interesting and I’ll … Continue reading

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