Category: Gardening

Enjoy the journey

Dragon Envy Fire Pit

I wish Facebook had a real link to where this is.  I am green (dragon) with envy.  


July 16, 2016 0
Xeriscaping project final

Xeriscape project 99.9% finished

A bit of history.  For those of you that don’t know, 1989-1991 were bad years in Northern California.  We had a terrible drought.  We stopped flushing.  We used our bath water to water the garden, it was conserve, conserve, don’t use!  So when I see huge swaths of green grass, for no purpose other than…
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July 30, 2013 0

Update on our Xeriscape project

We added more rows of blocks on Tuesday.  About bought out Sutherlands on their 12″x12″ blocks.  Hopefully they have more this weekend.  Can you guess what the design will be?


July 5, 2013 0

2013 Garden Update

I haven’t written much about gardening this year.  Not being home during the day has slowed me down.  I still failed at growing radishes and beets.  The pumpkins I didn’t plan on planting are doing well.  And of all things, I got a tomato plant and it’s doing well. Here is the update


July 3, 2013 0

Wish list for the garden (growing vegetables in Utah)

Now that I’ve learned some things about gardening in Utah, it’s time to think about next year. Pumpkins don’t belong in the raised containers.  The plants are just too big.  Maybe growing pumpkins in the parking strip? Definitely not near the mail box. Beets and radishes need be be grown early.  I think the problem…
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August 7, 2012 0