Category Archives: Gardening

Tuesday July 25, 2017

I worked in the garden this morning harvesting more carrots, potatoes, squash, and green beans. Last night I made my first squash casserole which I think turned out pretty good. Frances and Al will get most of what I gathered … Continue reading

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Sunday July 23, 2017

I cleaned the upstairs bathrooms and ran the vacuum to get up the dog hair. I went out to check on the garden. Bob weighed out what I harvested; a little over 4 lbs of potatoes and about 3 lbs … Continue reading

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Tuesday July 11, 2017

The flooring guy just showed up to get started on putting down the LVT, Luxury Vinyl Tile in the basement. He will come back later to do the tiling in the upstairs bathroom. I’ve been outside doing gardening chores all … Continue reading

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Saturday July 8, 2017

While Bob worked on his morning computer tasks I did some outdoor task. I deadheaded some flowers and pulled some weeds in the butterfly garden. In the big garden I checked from veggies and pulled a few stray grasses coming … Continue reading

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Thursday July 6, 2017

Lots of gardening chores this morning. I picked a fairly good sized bowl of green beans along with a few peas, and a zucchini. There is a funny story about two of the squash plants. My neighbor gave me two … Continue reading

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Monday June 19, 2017

Frances and Al showed up yesterday around 11:30. While Frances and Bob worked on getting Frances signed up for health care, Al and I worked in the garden. Al, on his hands and knees, dug up all the grass along … Continue reading

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Saturday June 10, 2017

Earlier this week Dennis dropped off a large clear plastic bag full of peat moss and purple flowered daylily bulbs. One of the local families of Sparta, I met him at the gym where he works with one of the … Continue reading

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Thursday June 8, 2017

Cloudy and cool this morning. A perfect setting for weeding the garden. It took about an hour using the hoe to chop what was mostly grass from between the rows and hand pull around the plants.¬†All the stuff we planted … Continue reading

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Saturday May 27, 2017

I did a little light house cleaning this morning hitting the bathrooms and vacuuming the middle of the floors. Frances and Al arrived about 10:30. Al had sod he dug from his yard he needed to get rid off. He … Continue reading

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Friday May 26, 2017

Gym this morning. It is a very nice warm day with lots of sunshine and, of course, windy. I’d guess 10 mph with gusts 15 to 20. For lunch I harvested another bowl of lettuce for a salad. After lunch … Continue reading

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