now with additional seating

During my staycation this week, I’ve been breaking down garden projects into two hour sessions, avoiding the high heat and stopping often to cool off and rehydrate. So far, the biggest impact has been a new seating area near the future okra/asparagus bed. I’m adding solar lights to the umbrella edge. The strands had enough […]

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life should be art

At least, that’s the goal. This was a typical silver/grey patio table from Costco. I missed a few steps in the process, but that is my creating M.O. I’ve done the technique more subtly before, but I’m sticking with the palette established by the solar chandelier last year. The tie-dyed effect is created through lace […]

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garden d’art

Last week, I had a great opportunity to add more furniture to the garden and support local art. A dear friend, Apryl completed and posted for sale the pieces seen below. My husband and I agreed instantly to bring the set home. Apryl and her man, Thom, delivered them this morning, and the set is […]

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lawn care in high heat

This evening was overcast and in the mid-80s for the first time all week. And the only time, with a heat advisory through the weekend. So, I gassed up the Toro and cut the yard. It needed it. For all the drive I have to diminish the lawn and replace it food and flowers, cutting […]

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it don’t mean a thing…

If it ain’t got a swing. The frame was a gift from a lovely friend. I searched with the manufacturer’s name and found the swing online. I recently realized that the garden has advanced enough that planning seating and social vignettes should step up to match. For one step away from hodgepodge, we’re starting from […]

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