It was April when the title finally transferred and we got keys to the house. Doc was in the middle of teaching spring semester. At the time, I wasn’t working. … Continue reading Pack it up and Move on in — part 3: Spring at Last!
We waited weeks for the title to transfer. No one could explain the hold up. We had purchased the house “as is” and since it was vacant, there was no … Continue reading Pack it up and Move on in – Part 2: “Playing the Waiting Game”
There wasn’t much to like about the tired, run down house that sat hidden behind two 100 ft. tall Norway Spruces and an equally tall Pitch Pine. If the peeling … Continue reading Pack it up and Move on in – Part 1: “Surprise! We bought a Civil War Era House!”
The driveway garden was a puzzle. From the day we moved into the house, we had no idea how we were going to address the small grassy area on the … Continue reading The Low Maintenance Garden Experiment: Dry and Shady Driveway Border
I’ve always had gardens. My spring and fall, and sometimes even summer, weekends have been filled with garden chores. Perennials, biennials, annuals, vegetables, herbs, shrubs, trees and potted plants all … Continue reading The Low Maintenance Garden Experiment: Under the Porch Windows