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Post  countrynaturals on 5/15/2018, 11:07 pm

@Turan wrote:From what I can see you have lots of garden already growing.  A friend of mine in Arizona takes summers off from hte garden, just too hot, and is time to for her to travel.

I hope your real estate dealings work out well.
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Yup, if I have to take a season off, summer is the one to give up. All I do is water and wait all the way through July and August.  Mad

Thanks for the well-wishes on the real estate deals. We aren't set to close until the middle of June and all kinds of stuff could go wrong between now and then.  affraid 

The pool is heavenly -- still a little cold, however.  Shocked
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Post  sanderson on 5/16/2018, 4:02 am

A swimming pool!! Totally jealous. I keep looking at my tiny yard wondering if I could fit in a kiddie pool. Razz

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Post  countrynaturals on 5/16/2018, 10:19 am

@sanderson wrote:A swimming pool!!  Totally jealous.  I keep looking at my tiny yard wondering if I could fit in a kiddie pool. Razz
I'll bet you could find a spot for one of those small hot tubs. I've seen some really neat ones that could nestle in with the plants and be really refreshing on a hot day.  Cool
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Post  countrynaturals on 5/16/2018, 8:54 pm

Yesterday we got a call from our grandson-in-law. He wanted to get rid of a bunch of large landscape rocks and a huge load of topsoil and dead grass from their front yard. He was going to pay to dump it. WHAT?!  Shocked Anyway, we had him bring it to the new place and dump it in front, where I'm going to mound it into a gentle curve and turn it into a pollinator garden. He was afraid he was imposing on us. I'm looking at about $800 worth of beautiful dirt WITH NO ROCKS!  🐢I've already named the finished garden "Allan's Knoll." I can't wait to get it finished, but I'm already exhausted from the other projects involved in this deal, so I may still be looking at that pile of dirt in October.  Sad 
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Post  Greenbeard on 5/21/2018, 5:55 pm

Wow.. Did you smack your son in law over the head.. likes Gibbs did to Tony in N.C.I.S?   

For curiosity sake.. how much was he looking at paying the person to haul it away and "dispose" of it?

I cant wait to see how your creativity flows with Allan's Knoll. Smile
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Post  countrynaturals on 5/22/2018, 12:53 pm

@Greenbeard wrote:Wow.. Did you smack your son in law over the head.. likes Gibbs did to Tony in N.C.I.S?   

For curiosity sake.. how much was he looking at paying the person to haul it away and "dispose" of it?

I cant wait to see how your creativity flows with Allan's Knoll. Smile
He's in the automotive biz, and has friends with heavy equipment. He had an "excavator" truck with a hydraulic dump thingy. I think he also borrowed a tractor to dig it up with. The only cost would have been about $30 to dump it. For me, it's pure gold.  I love you  He had already brought over a regular pickup load and dumped that at the old house, so I have plenty of materials if I ever get a chance to garden again.  Butterfly Junction - Page 16 671790
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Post  countrynaturals on 5/22/2018, 1:03 pm

OMIGOSH!!!!!


The new house has a partial walk-out basement that the previous owners forgot to clean out. Most of it went into the dumpster, but at the very back, we found A COMPLETE GROW LIGHT SETUP! YEE HAH! I AM ALL SET FOR WINTER GROWING!  happy turtle 
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Post  Greenbeard on 5/22/2018, 2:15 pm

That is a beauty of a find!   Looks like you just may be able to start some seeds this season Smile   

maybe just some cuttings from stuff in the yards that you or the butterfly's like.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 5/22/2018, 4:24 pm

OMG!!!  Major score!
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Post  countrynaturals on 5/22/2018, 4:32 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:OMG!!!  Major score!
cheers
Even more kewl, there's electricity, and I think there's water, and the cement floor drains, so I could have the whole thing going on!  happy turtle
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Post  sanderson on 5/23/2018, 2:18 am

@countrynaturals wrote:
@CapeCoddess wrote:OMG!!!  Major score!
cheers
Even more kewl, there's electricity, and I think there's water, and the cement floor drains, so I could have the whole thing going on!  happy turtle
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 5/23/2018, 7:00 am

NICE!
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Post  countrynaturals on 5/23/2018, 11:34 am

@sanderson wrote:
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@CapeCoddess wrote:OMG!!!  Major score!
cheers
Even more kewl, there's electricity, and I think there's water, and the cement floor drains, so I could have the whole thing going on!  happy turtle
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Well, I was wrong about the electricity. Hubby had an extension cord down there for lights, but the breaker box is in there, so it shouldn't be hard to get some outlets installed. That's several months down the road, so it's not on my 10-mile-long to-do list for today.  affraid
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Post  countrynaturals on 5/23/2018, 5:01 pm

Here's what you get when you let your carrots grow all winter and spring. These babies are almost 3' tall and beautiful, but no longer fit to eat.
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Post  sanderson on 5/23/2018, 9:17 pm

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 5/24/2018, 7:23 am

Ooooo.... But LOTS of seeds!
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Post  Turan on 5/24/2018, 3:13 pm

@AtlantaMarie wrote:Ooooo....  But LOTS of seeds!
Only if there is no Queen Annes Lace blooming near by.

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Post  sanderson on 5/24/2018, 4:43 pm

Turan, good point if they can cross-pollinate.

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Post  Turan on 5/24/2018, 9:31 pm

@sanderson wrote:Turan, good point if they can cross-pollinate.
They readily cross pollinate and the cross is bitter.

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Post  sanderson on 5/25/2018, 1:03 am

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Post  countrynaturals on 5/25/2018, 2:25 pm

@Turan wrote:
@sanderson wrote:Turan, good point if they can cross-pollinate.
They readily cross pollinate and the cross is bitter.
I wouldn't have time to fool with them this year, anyway, but thanks for the info.  Shocked
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I guess this really is "the year of the flower" for me. I've never seen hen & chicks bloom before, but I have 2 of them getting ready to blossom. (The other one isn't in the pic.)
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Post  sanderson on 5/27/2018, 1:50 pm

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Post  countrynaturals on 6/25/2018, 5:35 pm

WE BOUGHT A TREEHOUSE!  happy turtle Escrow finally closed on this deal that we've been working on for most of this year. I've been afraid to talk about it, cuz there was so much that could have gone wrong, but now there's nothing left except to record the deed, so I think it's safe to share.  Butterfly Junction - Page 16 43549

Here's why I've named it "The Treehouse." This is the view from the balcony, right outside our kitchen door (about 10' above ground level). This fall, I hope to start an herb garden in containers, here. There are no stairs, so it will be a cat-free zone, too. That means I can hang my hummingbird feeders out there. More pics, tomorrow, but I had share something today or explode!
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Post  countrynaturals on 6/25/2018, 6:31 pm

We have decided to move into this one and let our kids take over the one we're living in, now. It means I'll have to hike the length of a football field to get to the Salad Bar and BTE beds, but maybe I'll get a little electric scooter to make it easier.  darn funny 

I know the last pic probably didn't make any sense, so here are some more to put it all in perspective.

This shot is from the kitchen, looking out toward the balcony, which is straight out the back of the house. The pool area is off to the right.
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This shot is from below, looking back up at the kitchen. This whole house owes its personality to that big old oak tree.  I love you
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Finally, here is my view from the kitchen sink (a quarter turn to the left of door). The house is all on one level, but the property drops down in the back, so the back half of the house really is up in the treetops.  Cool 
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