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  • Building a garden bed. The Sequel.

    This is my first backyard after 21 years of living in condos and apartments. So two years ago when we moved in, one of the first things we did was build…

  • Trellising Tomatoes

    Hey you! What are you doing this weekend? Do you live in the flat barren keeping up with the Jones land of suburbia and want to start a vegetable garden but…

  • DIY Hanging Planter

    My name is Alex and I am an embroidery hoop addict. If I see one at a Thrift Store, I have to buy it. Exhibit A. What makes it even more…

  • deck renovation

    This post has taken way too long to write and given that it’s prime deck building season, it’s about time I wrote about the very first big reno that we did…

  • the $4 DIY bean trellis

    It’s an insane heat wave over on our end. So what do I do? Garden. Because, you know while drinking copious amounts of lemonade and feeling like jello, that’s what a…

  • building a swing set

    I spent 6 hours cleaning today. I think the dust won. I actually discovered something I hate doing more than vacuuming (see dusting) and we haven’t even rented the steam cleaner…