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Shopping for Parts -- What Else Would I Do On Black Friday?

As the last bits of excavation and site preparation come to fruition, the project is now entering the phase where I have to actually start buying materials. 937 more words


Home at last

So, self, what’ll it be?

Do I (a) dive headlong into all the jobs round the house which are yelping at me to get done now I’m finally home after 11 days away? 309 more words


Organic gardening at Queens University of Charlotte, NC

I’m excited to share Queens University students progress growing an organic garden this Fall 2014.

U.S. Green Building Council student group built five raised beds this summer. 59 more words


Saskatchewan irrigation canal receiving $10M upgrade

SASKATOON – Construction is underway to rehabilitate four kilometres of a major waterway structure in south-central Saskatchewan.  The upgrade to the M1 Canal will help to increase the flow and provide a more abundant source of water for thirsty users. 145 more words


Repurposing milk or water bottles to irrigate your garden

We don’t drink a lot of milk but we still have a 2L plastic milk bottle to throw into the recycling bin once a week.  I guess it’s not too bad that it’s getting recycled and not going to landfill but I still felt compelled to find a better way of reusing them till they are really ‘ready’ to be recycled. 297 more words


Rain: A Central Texas love-hate relationship

Don’t get me wrong. I love rain. I especially love rain that lingers for a couple of days. It’s a rare commodity in this area. We got over 5″ of rain yesterday! 619 more words

Central Texas Gardening

Chapter 10: Country Quiet

–If I say I’ll never do something, I never will.–

The country was not quiet, not like we all thought it would be.  Cows mooed, horses neighed, chickens clucked, dogs barked and howled, cats fought, chasing each other around the house, pea cocks called mournfully, and roosters cock-a-doodle-dooed.  521 more words