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 […]

Lots of Free Mulch – Worth Over $2,200…and Climbing

| April 29, 2014

Last week we had our first load of free mulch delivered to us here at Sheltering Woods by Quad Cities Tree Care – a tree trimming company from our area. Many tree trimming companies advertise free mulch giveaways mainly because they normally need to PAY to get rid of it. I think that’s really stupid […]