Dividing Hostas

Dividing Hostas
Dividing Hosta If you find a shady spot in my yard, chances are, you will see at least one hosta there. And if you don’t, then there will probably be one there soon. Not only are hostas easy to grow, shade loving plants and they’re also great looking plants. The easy to grow part might ...

Growing Asparagus

Growing Asparagus
Growing Asparagus Everyone knows that asparagus is tasty and makes your pee smell funny but did you know that it really isn’t too hard to grow your own? If you’ve never grown asparagus in your vegetable garden, let me give you the highlights. First off, pick a sunny spot in your garden where you’re going ...

Espoma Reinvents Lawn Care

Espoma Reinvents Lawn Care
As a big believer in organic lawn care it really bothers me how clueless the average homeowner really is about all those chemicals that they’re dousing their yards with. Seriously, most people don’t have a clue. I’ve had this conversation many times with friends and family. Nice lawn Anthony. What do you use? I don’t ...

Two Ring Puzzle

Two Ring Puzzle
Two Ring Puzzle Not all of the projects that I work on have important messages like the refurbish, reuse theme in yesterday’s post about fixing up an old garden bench. No, sometimes I just like to cut wood for fun. And building a two ring puzzle was one of those times. As far as woodworking ...

Wooden Garden Bench

Wooden Garden Bench
Wooden Garden Bench I’m the first to admit that sometimes my DIY projects come out like crap. Actually I’m the second to admit it. My wife has been known to tell me that my work looks like a monkey got a hold of a hammer. Fortunately, the garden bench restore was not one of those ...

Garden Update

Garden Update
Garden Update Here’s what’s going on in my garden this summer. Despite temperatures in the upper 90ies for what seems like months (I think it’s only been about 2 weeks though) my vegetable garden is looking pretty good. Weeds – First off, I would like to talk about weeds. The past few years, the weeds ...