Thursday, May 20, 2010

Yard and Garden update.

So.  I know it's been a while.   First big news is we found a swing-set.  The baby is so happy.  I didn't really know someone could be pushed on a swing for hours at a time until now.  And I can swing too!  Just Jason has to push the baby while I swing.  But it still works out.

This is it the day after they installed it.  I decided I didn't like the pressure treated look, so today I stained it.
Now it looks like it's been exposed to the wind and rain for years.  I like how natural it looks, even if I did stain my hands more than the swing-set.  Oh, well.  I've never been one for precision.

I also decided to build another raised bed.  That brings the total to 3... and I have 2 more in mind maybe before the end of the summer... i just have no idea how i'm going to get dirt back to fill them if I put them where I want...
We're enjoying our lettuce already, and I've started to hand pick pests off of the broccoli.  I need to find myself a few toads and encourage them to hang around.
I have a giant load of mulch that I picked up, and I still need to finish putting it into the beds... but I guess I didn't really need an entire truckload... I will soon be mulching around ever darn thing in the yard.  The painters finished our house, the gardens are pretty well underway, and now I can spend the rest of the evening taking a brisk run, then maybe falling asleep on the couch.
No, even if you wear daddy's sneakers you can't run with me sweetie.

2 comments:

JWulfsong said...

Looks great!

Michelle said...

Hahaha! My son was doing exactly the same thing this morning. Do all children wear their parents' shoes?