Going To Build Some Gardens

Hi there, folks. For anyone that follows our WordPress blog, you may have noticed that we haven’t been posting there lately. It’s been a few months and we’re sorry, but we’ve been putting everything we get time for on our Steemit blog. The only reason is really that we get rewarded in a cryptocurrency called Steem for posting there.

The good news is that some developers got together and created a plugin called SteemPress. Now we are able to post in WordPress and it will simultaneously post to our Steemit account.

So without further ado, we will get down to business.

We have been planting everything in containers and crates we have found at the dump or acquired over the years. We had three small raised beds, but they weren’t really working as well as we had hoped so we pulled them out.

Now we needed something to put in their spot but we didn’t want to spend a bunch of money.

Luckily we live in an area of abundance.

This is Geddes Bay. There’s a lot of free logs here.

So we hooked on to our little trailer and headed for the lake.

It was hot. That was enough work for the day.

We didn’t want to overload it, so we took what we figured we would need for an 8’x4′ garden bed.

My helper required payment for services rendered. Luckily she wasn’t charging more than I could afford. 

We were planning on doing some stone beds, but the sheer amount of work was daunting. This provided a free chance to try something that would take a lot less time and effort, but mostly it doesn’t require much skill.

I have never worked with stone before and Gerri would like to get some beds in this summer, so it looks like we will be starting with wood.

I figure we can get enough for an 8×4 bed every trip to the bay, so we may get another two or three beds in this summer. It’s somewhere we enjoy going, just to hang out, so now we can feel productive at the same time.

As for this bed, stay tuned to see how it turns out.

 

 

 

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