Category Archives: Monthly Wrap Up

June Wrap Up

Berries I successfully kept the deer out of my blueberries by draping bird netting over the bushes. I harvested my blueberries and strawberries. Flower Gardens Bulbs I staked the calla lilies in the backyard.  Unfortunately, I did not get to … Continue reading

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August Wrap Up

Like most gardeners, my to-do list tends to be bigger than I can actually accomplish each month.  However, some of it still manages to be crossed off the list.  Here is the wrap up of what I did get done … Continue reading

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July Wrap Up

Maintenance I have done weekly checks on all the plants that have either been transplanted or planted within the last three years. I have made progress with the weeding.  The battle will never be over, but at least I’ve gained … Continue reading

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June Wrap Up

Planning I photographed the garden.  I know the main reason for this is to plan for next year, but all I see are those darned weeds. Maintenance I finally talked my husband into cutting down the dying apple tree. I … Continue reading

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May Wrap Up

As usual, May was hectic.  Between the end of track and beginning to wrap up the school year, there wasn’t much time to garden or blog.  Still, I managed to take care of a few odds and ends. Planning I … Continue reading

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April Wrap Up

Planning I finally created my planting schedule for the year.  I’m already behind on it, but at least it’s there. Maintenance My husband sharpened the lawn mower blades. Lawn We thatched and reseeded the side lawn, knowing that it will … Continue reading

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March Wrap Up

Planning I photographed the garden. My crop rotation finally got finalized. I ordered more seeds. Maintenance The compost pile dried out enough for me to turn it for the first time this season. Lawn We started mowing. Flower Garden Native … Continue reading

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February Wrap Up

I finally got my tulips planted. I did not order all my seeds, thanks to my pathetic budget, but I did fill out all my order forms and get some of them sent off. I dusted the African violet, but … Continue reading

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January Wrap Up

January was NOT a productive month for me.  Hopefully February will be better, especially since my to-do list is growing again. It dried up enough that I could finally rake the leaves (although not enough to plant those darned tulips).  … Continue reading

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December Wrap Up

Not much was accomplished this month, so I’m not going to bother with my normal list.  I looked at pictures I took during the summer and revised my game plan for next year.  I inventoried my seeds, and I tossed … Continue reading

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