Category Archives: Outside

Flowers in the back yard

Once upon a time, not so very long ago, we had this really sad back yard. Past gardening failures had convinced me I should stay well away from everything green as I was never going to be able to keep … Continue reading

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Back in the yard

Spring has finally come to the Family B&B, and today I celebrated the new season by going to the garden centre. During the winter months, our back yard looked piteous. We had next to nothing growing in there, and with … Continue reading

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A Peek in the Back Yard

Despite promises to myself that I would not tackle the back yard until after I turned our front yard into a welcoming little sanctum, I stupidly, stubbornly decided to pull up a ton of pavers from the back yard and … Continue reading

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To the Garden Centre

Yesterday my mum and dad took me to the garden centre so I could buy plants for my front yard. We had a great time looking at all the beautiful plants, and choosing plants to liven up my tiny front … Continue reading

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Windowsill Gardening: A Fresh Start

If you’re one of my regular readers, you may remember I took up windowsill gardening last year. Frankly, I didn’t think I’d be very successful, seeing that I’ve got an extremely black thumb. But the miracle happened: My windowsill garden … Continue reading

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Back Yard Progress

It’s a mandrake! Oh no wait. I’m lying. It’s a two-year old rhubarb plant. And DD-20 and I dug it up today. All by our little selves. And if you just look at those roots, you’ll understand that was a … Continue reading

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Project Back Yard

I wasn’t going to do this. I promised myself I’d do the front yard first, and wait with the back yard till next year. So much for my promises to myself. I must be a glutton for punishment. Last summer … Continue reading

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