I'd love to hear some spring salad ideas that everyone finds to be economical, regardless of the country you live in.
We're firing up the grill this week and I would LOVE to hear some ideas on what to serve with items like burgers, grilled meats like chicken and pork, etc. :)
I know about...
Oh my how the male cardinal is singing his heart out this morning, it has my heart singing too. He's been at it a good 20 min thus far, using his full catalog of "voices".
What signs of Spring have you?
Does anyone know anything about this area? We are taking a trip there in April and want some more ideas of close cheap things to do. We're going to The House on the Rock, but not sure of what else is in the area.
Today we were installing the lines from the faucet to our raised beds in preparation of putting in a watering system. Got the lines done. Now the next step will be putting a misting system (or other method of watering) in.
I have had my fill of winter already.
We got another snow storm last night, one week after the last one.. that broke and bent all of the trees over. Well we are outside shaking the trees again, they are on the ground again! The leaves came off the bigger trees, but are not coming off these...
We were trying to decide how to reuse the huge frame of metal from out old box spring. Dh took apart the box spring and the wood framing went for more roosts in the chicken coop. I was looking at that huge piece of metal framing inside trying to decide what to do with it.
It is fairly...
I just finished getting my new garden boxes filled with mushroom soil. I have 4 4' x 4' raised beds and the area above the concrete wall runs the entire 60' width of my backyard. the wall area will be for room hogs such as squash and pumpkins.
I have some rhubarb coming soon and I might do a...
10 April 2011 Blueberry. Garden Beds Spring Rototilled. 10 April 2011 Blueberry. Garden Beds Spring Rototilled.
All the garden beds were rototilled today for the 2011 season.. They will be raked smooth and ready for planting when the weather warms. The ground temperature at about six inches is...
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So I am going to start my Spring Cleaning this week. So I am going to be:
Taking everything out of the fridge and cleaning it.
Going through all the kitchen cupboards and reorganizing.
Washing out the light fixtures.
Cleaning the stove.
Washing the floors
Ah, the blessings of spring
They bring renewed hope
A joyful new outlook on life
The heart’s dream of everlasting love
The trees are dressed in beautiful blossoms
Flowers emerging from a renewed earth
Birds singing in the trees
Bringing smiles to a winter weary heart
A windy sunny afternoon...
Anyone else starting seeds yet? I got some of the plants that take the longest and some of my cold weather plants started today in seed flats.
Luffa and artichoke take +/- 180-200 days here, so I got those going. They'll be planted outside after last chance of frost. (I have only ever had any...
Hall closets, linen closets, coat closets, broom closets, storage closets...all those storage areas scattered throughout the house.
Who has a problem closet? Who has an awesome closet? Which ones need an organizational makeover? Which ones just need a good scrubbing?
Share your closet...
One week ago it was snowing. Two weeks ago we had a foot on the ground and record cold temps.
Today it has hit 50F! I went out to enjoy the sun and what do I see? My hyacinths peeking through the ground! A few crocuses and tulips are coming up too.
Can't wait for spring to really arrive...