DIY home and garden

Over the weekend, my family filled the truck bed with weeds five times.  We also knocked down several hornet’s nest and chopped down four or five enormous shrubs to clear space for Charlotte’s play area near the garden and several raised →MORE...

I wasn’t kidding when I said that this is going to take some elbow grease.  To give you an idea of scale, the chain-link fence you see to the left of the image is around five feet high and the posts →MORE...

Jun 10, 2010
The biggest difficulty that Donald and I face is that we have no idea how to get started.  We decided to first create a vegetable garden, but having spent most of our lives up to this point buying vegetables in frozen →MORE...

Jun 04, 2010
This is what I know: my family and I live on a one-acre lot in southern California.  We have hot, dry summers.  We have rich, fertile soil.  And we have a shit ton of gophers. Our property includes our home and →MORE...