Georgie and Bruce listening to Mister Anchovy playing the banjo this morning on 27th Street.
Regular readers will recall that sometime last year, a lean-to appeared out back. Ok fine, there’s plenty of room back there. I can live with the lean-to. Then the goose moved in. Now a second lean-to has appeared, at the north side of the property.… Read More
After taking the dogs for their Sunday morning walk, I snapped a few shots of the canoe garden. Strange sky. Is it going to rain? It’s still so humid my camera lens fogs up when I start taking pictures. A few notes on the new… Read More
We have a little wooded area in the back of the backyard. I cleaned up the path a little bit today.
A couple weeks ago I decided to add another new garden out back, this time a checkerboard garden. I finally got around to doing the grunt work today. It’s no great shakes yet – some black-eyed susans and some begonias and some ground cover –… Read More
I planted one spiderwort plant on each side of the clematis in the front garden. I love the contrast between the bright blue flowers and light green foliage. These add unexpected accents to the big garden out front.
In a couple weeks, we’re putting a path across the yard. Strangely, our house does not have a path from the driveway to the front walk. Neither does the house to the south of us. When we arrive home in a vehicle, we have two… Read More
I was about to jump in the car to take the dogs for a walk in the Enchanted Mushroom Forest when this peony caught my eye.
Since Rossi’s stroke, two significant things have changed. The first is he has to be underfoot at all times. Now we have to be so careful we don’t step on the little guy because he gets tangled up in our feet. The second change is… Read More
The irises in our front garden come from my brother Salvelinas’ garden. They’re really beautiful this year, especially the purple ones.