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 ...

Garden Machete

Garden Machete
Garden Machete One of the best presents that I got this past Christmas was a garden machete. I was expecting something like socks or other boring necessities. One year my daughter found one of my old hockey pucks in the garage and wrapped that up for me. But opening up a garden machete on Christmas ...

Chioggia Beets

Chioggia Beets
Chioggia Beets When I was young I really hated vegetables. I have way too many memories of hiding vegetables in my shoes after being given the standard dinner time ultimatum, “You can’t get up from this table until you finish everything on your plate.” Yes, after a few years of therapy, I can now admit ...