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Animal Treats

On my grocery list were some goodies for the animals, some required and some treats.  It’s a hot day and figured the animals would be happy to have an unexpected sugar snack. Yesterday, the vet was out for a concerned … Continue reading

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Folky Bird House

I planned to add a birdhouse to the top of a post.  It became the perfect opportunity to use up leftover wood like 2×2 redwood deck pickets and siding.  The box is much larger than I had planned, measuring 2′ … Continue reading

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Flowers under the Redwoods

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Windows Added to the Potting Bench

Two old vintage windows were added on either side of the potting bench to finish the project.  One window had all the glass removed and was painted with green milk paint.  I attached chicken wire to be able to hang … Continue reading

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Potting Bench – Second Door Added

Started the day getting out the planer and testing it on the painted 2×2 redwood to see how it looked.  It will take awhile to plane each piece, sand off the painted edges, and stain so that will get finished … Continue reading

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Potting Bench – Roof

The roof is on the potting bench.  The overall roof length is 12 ft. (2x4x12) with a 2 ft. overhand on either side.  The bench is about 8′ long.  We used 6 galvanized 8′ roofing panels.

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Outdoor Lighting in the Garden

The garden has become a fairy land with LED edison lights.  The electricians finished their work, and the lights are on sensor to go on at sunset and off at sunrise.  I learned that adding vaseline to each light bulbs … Continue reading

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Potting Bench

After building all the garden beds, there was one spot left in the garden that seemed prefect to build a utilitarian potting bench.  I wanted to use up recycled salvage supplies stored in the garage – french doors, deck boards, … Continue reading

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dRain Garden

A new page was added!  dRain Garden

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