Archive for April 2012

Compost Bin: Real Simple   2 comments


Take four wooden pallets untreated of equal dimensions and twelve drywall screws. Bam!

 

  It is that simple.

 

 

  With our first pallet compost bin almost full, we may make a second bin.

 

 

 

Blackberries have been a diet staple since childhood. 

 

The purple queen beans have a lovely blossom.

 

 

The two sweet potatoes that made slips from last fall’s crop are healthy.

 

Enjoy your day!

Garden with Butterfly   Leave a comment


The garden tea is well received by all the garden occupants plus a beautiful butterfly.

I have a bin of ash from our fireplace that I hope will act as an organic repellant to snails and cut worms. I also have hot pepper wax spray to ward off irritant bugs to the vegetables leaves.

The butterfly in the picture is a patient beauty.

 

 

Enjoy your day!

Yesterday’s Pics   Leave a comment


For me gardening is therapy as much as it is a gamble.

 

The bucket of garden tea is a first for me. My interest in building bat boxes is growing. After 24 hours, the guano tea is ready to serve.

 

The pattern on the wings show nature’s attention to the details.

 

 

The pattern on the wings of the dragonfly are simply outstanding.

 

 

Enjoy your day!

 

 

 

Thorns & Flowers   3 comments


   I found a pretty pic while taking a break from rock-work.

The flower is dainty and fragile in blossom but has a omninious thorny stalk to protect its beautiful diginity from the elements.

Enjoy your day!

Posted April 20, 2012 by theimaginationmuscle in my photos

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Flagstone Flooring: Rock Fun   5 comments


Yesterday we began laying a flagstone floor for a client on her new screened in porch and small greenhouse.

With the two of us we in two days time and only ten hours are almost complete. I love stone work.

Enjoy your day!

The Itsy Bitsy Spider   3 comments


A big thanks to spider patrol!

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Discover Daily: Nature   3 comments


 The towering mulberry tree in our front yard provides for various local animal’s daily nutrition. The photo above is of mulberries awaiting ripening.

    I have found that the fallen berries found lying in the grass are far more tasty than picking from the mulberry tree.

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