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Goodbye to Apartment Living

February 13, 2012


After almost two years of apartment living we have taken a step towards returning to home ownership.  We sold our last house because we wanted to live closer to work and in a better place for walking.  We couldn’t have done much better than the Short North neighborhood.  We were a bit nervous about what […]

Backyard Garden – Week 7

June 14, 2009


Backyard Garden – Week 6

June 9, 2009


Backyard Garden – Week 5

June 2, 2009


The hot weather is really starting to kick in and the garden is loving it. We have had a perfect combination of heavy rain and sunny days. The tomatoes are responding by doubling their size in just one week. The many flowers promise good yields. The onions look very healthy. The garlic has pushed up […]

Backyard Garden – Week 4

May 25, 2009


The last week has been quite warm and the garden has responded favorably. The tomatoes are growing at a furious pace! I saw a flower on one of the plants today, which means that the beginnings of fruit is not long now. The spinch is growing and looks happy. Even the onions have really perked […]

Backyard Garden – Week 3

May 23, 2009


Week three in the garden saw a lot of action. We got flowers to make the front of the house look nice and a bunch of herbs for our kitchen herb garden. The herb garden is now planted with chives, rosemary, dill, oregano, basil, and sage. These are the herbs I work with the most […]

Backyard Garden – Week 2

May 11, 2009


Over the last week not much has changed with my garden. The weather is still somewhat cool, so the garden is growing slowly. I am happy to report that so far all the plants are healthy. The tomatoes have grown about an inch and my spinach has just begun to sprout. Over the next week […]