Beginning Our Secret Garden

| April 30, 2014

We have begun constructing our own Secret Garden. There are many reasons why we are building a secret garden, certainly not least of which is the great novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett (highly recommended). It is going to afford us some privacy from our neighbors (our backyard is wide open). It will also block noise […]

Protecting the Trees and Garden From Deer/Rabbits

| April 2, 2012

We have been very fortunate when it comes to avoiding deer and rabbit damage in our garden. Last year, it took about 2 weeks until they found our newly planted plum trees, and then they only stripped the one tree, and never came back. They did eat some of my wife’s flowers, but not excessively. […]