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Friday, March 20, 2015

Functional Metal

I recently acquired a few metal items for the garden from my aunt and uncle.  

This is a boot scraper my uncle made with an old disc blade as the base and just some scrape metal giving it the scraper edge with a little design going on.  While I don't know how much use it will get since we're not on a farm, I like it as art.


No idea what this was for in a previous life.  I thought it would be handy to sit over plants to keep rabbits from nibbling on them.


This tub looks really good still.  It already has some drainage holes in the bottom though so it is best as a planter now.



Monday, March 16, 2015

First Seeds In The Ground

We've been having very warm weather for about a week.  We are suppose to cool down again tonight with the promise of rain later this week.

The soil is ready in my raised vegetable beds for a few seeds.
I put out my new plant markers too.




Next week, I'll add a few more.


Friday, March 6, 2015

March Tour 2015

Front Garden

Forest

Back Garden




Side Garden

Vegetable Garden

Patio

Alley


Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Five Years of Blogging

Today marks five years since starting Garden on Sherlock Street.
I have learned so much from you reading and commenting.  Thank you.
I am looking forward to the growing season and hope you will continue to join me for the journey.




Sunday, February 22, 2015

Scored A Hyacinth Glass

Yesterday, my wonderful hubby and I were browsing our local Habitat for Humanity ReStore for something entirely different (which we didn't find) when I spotted a hyacinth glass.  WH liked the color.  Home it came.


Today, we are inside waiting for it to stop snowing which will mean we need to go out and shovel snow.  Hope you have a warm place today.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

February Tour 2015

Front Garden

Forest

Back Garden




Side Garden

Vegetable Garden

Patio

Alley

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