Category Archives: garden journal

June 1, 2005 – Vegetable garden, Flower garden – Garden Journal entry

June 1, 2005 Where did I leave off in the journal. The vegetable garden seeds are up now and I’m getting a preview of what will grow and what won’t and it looks like the birds have been feasting on … Continue reading

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May 4, 2005 – Vegetable Garden, Barn Swallows – Garden Journal entry

May 4, 2005 Iris is blooming and gorgeous. My mother gave me these from her garden after she thinned hers last season and I got them planted in my yard last year. It was not the season for them to … Continue reading

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April 25, 2005 – Trimming, New Herb Garden, Vegetable garden – Garden Journal entry

April 25, 2005 Spring clean-up. Weather was unseasonably warm early this year and the yard is abloom before it’s seasonal. So getting an earlier start this year, as everything in the yard thinks it’s spring in March already. Trimmed the … Continue reading

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June 14, 2004 – Vegetable Garden – Grandchildren – Garden Journal entry

June 14, 2004 It has rained all week here and actually, I got a lot done in the yard (see previous posts). Saturday, and I tackled another section of the yard, edging and shovelling out another flower bed. My daughter … Continue reading

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June 10, 2004 -Rock Garden – The Beginning – Garden Journal entry

June 10, 2004 Yesterday I got the rock garden planted. There is a rock formation in the yard separating the upper from the lower section. I had thought it would make nice rock garden for succulents and some wildflowers. Well, … Continue reading

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June 2004 – Vegetable garden Year 2 – Garden Journal entry

June 10, 2004 I’m a frugal gardener, by that I mean whatever I can do on the cheap, by innovation, as close to free as possible. We reduced last year by choice to one income living and of necessity now, … Continue reading

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June 8, 2004 – Permanent vegetable garden space – Garden Journal entry

June 8, 2004 Well here goes my new journal for my gardening efforts. Like Pinocchio, I want to be a “real” gardener some day. I’ve had a hand at growing some vegetables in container pots. Last year I tried the … Continue reading

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August 2003 – First summer in our ‘new’ home – garden journal entry

August 2003 Our first summer in the house we are buying. It comes with some already mature landscaping. Noteably the front yard has the 90 + year old Monkey Puzzle Tree. But it is showing it’s age now, and appears … Continue reading

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