Category Archives: Gardens

Virginia’s Latest Healing Garden Project

Our friend, Virginia Burt, of VisionScapes, recently completed a large project, the Mary and Al Schneider Healing Garden at the Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland. The Cleveland Plain Dealer published an article on the garden this week. It’s available on … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween 2011

The bat has flown to greener pastures, and a large Black Widow spider has taken up residence.

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Anneslie Garden Tour 2010

Our garden was featured on the Anneslie garden tour on Saturday.  We spent the last few weeks weeding, planting, and otherwise preparing the garden.  The patio was poured in time for the tour as well. I’ve put up two Flickr … Continue reading

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Another Snowy Picture

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Blizzard 2010 Photos

Here are some photos from the end of the day yesterday.  The sun came out just before sunset.  Today is bright and sunny and I liberated the CR-V, so we are no longer stranded.  We never lost power, although others … Continue reading

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Blizzard of December 2009

Over the last 36 hours we got about 18 inches of snow here in Baltimore.  This is why we left Cleveland!  Ugh! The series of pictures below tells the story. Yesterday morning, I shoveled.  Then I shoveled again a couple … Continue reading

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Garden Orb Photo

We’ve been doing a lot of work in the garden lately (of course), and we recently finished some tree trimming and mulching.  I caught this picture of our purple garden orb this afternoon when the sun was shining down through the … Continue reading

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Sun Porch Deconstruction – Phase 2

An 18–yard dumpster and a week later, phase 2 of the sun porch deconstruction is complete.  While tearing apart the decking, I uncovered an older deck that was much more solidly constructed.  And the hot, humid weather didn’t make it … Continue reading

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Sun Porch Deconstruction – Phase 1

Our house has had a glassed-in sun porch on the back since long before we bought it.  It’s is a nearly useless space.  It’s too cold in the winter and an oven for most of the rest of the year.  … Continue reading

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Build a Salad Table for Your Garden

One of Teresa’s coworkers was on Martha Stewart last week describing his invention of a movable Salad Table for growing lettuce and small vegetables in your backyard. Here is a picture of the one we built and planted this weekend: … Continue reading

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