Category Archives: Gardens

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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Shed Is Now In Use

While we were in Nags Head, we found a nice art window of cut glass.  I installed it in the shed today, and I also moved everything in.  All that’s left is the flashing and trim at the roof line … Continue reading

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Shed Under Roof

I installed the roof and the rest of the door hardware tonight. I installed the lighting the other day. Next steps are flashing, interior shelves and hangers, and detailed trim.

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Shed Doors Mounted

I got the shed doors mounted with hinges last night.  The roofing material came in this week as well.  So, we’re down to a few punch list items: Re-wire lights for both inside and outside shed. Add roof and flashing. … Continue reading

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Garden Project: Storage Shed

More than three years ago, we had to tear down the big ugly shed that came with the house so our neighbors could build a fence (it crossed into their property).  Finally, I’m building a place to put our lawn … Continue reading

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Garden – April 2008

The garden has started to bloom.  All the hard work is definitely paying off this year.  Most everything survived the winter. Click to link to a set of photos on Flickr.

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A Bit of Halloween Mischief

I didn’t notice until our lovely neighbors across the street asked, “What did you do with the other tombstones?” Sometime between 10pm last night and 5pm today, two of the tombstones were taken: E.A. Poe and Cold Ethel.    H.P. Lovecraft … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween 2007

I finally finished all the lettering on the new tombstones.  And because of the hot and wet weather, I had to replace the original jack-o-lanterns (but I like the new ones better anyway). Happy Halloween!

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Preparing for Halloween 2007

I got ambitious today and built some new Halloween decorations from scrap plywood.  The skull and bat make their return appearances.  I’ve added three tombstones.  I got them cut out and painted today.  I’ll have to add the lettering later.

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Garden Open to Community – June 9, 10am-1pm

Hi neighbors, Even though the community garden tour was canceled, we’d like to open our garden at 637 Anneslie Rd to everyone on Saturday, June 9, from 10am to 1pm, weather permitting. We’ve constructed our garden to be a welcoming, … Continue reading

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