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The Historical Homegirl · 5d ago

Make Way for Monarchs

Last year I started working on making my gardensa monarch waystation(you can read about that here).I was little discouraged because I didn't really see many monarchs.Actually, I didn't see a...
The Historical Homegirl · 1w ago

Bathroom Magic

In addition to being visited by the Bathroom Fairy, we've also been visited by his counterpart: The Plumbing Fairy.Here you can see the shower basin in place with the Plumbing fairymy husban...
The Historical Homegirl · 1w ago

More Progress

After some setbacks in the bathroom,we're once again back on track.The shower basin we had orderedturned out not to be what we needed.So I went back to what I wanted originally- a 42"x42" sq...
The Historical Homegirl · 3M ago

Phyllis the Polish Crested

One of the new chickens is a Polish Crested.She's basically crazy.Because her feathers fall into her eyes, she can't see the best.So if, say, you were crouched by the coop watching the chick...
The Historical Homegirl · 3M ago

Mulching: Before and After

 I've been waiting over a year to be able toshare before and after photos of the yard.Finally, I have a mostly finished product!This is the view from our back door looking down to the back o...
The Historical Homegirl · 3M ago

Mulching for Mother's Day

 So, I've been dying to get all the flower beds mulchedsince last year.Last year, we dug out a circle around the cherry tree andgardens along the fence in the back yard.We only managed to mu...
The Historical Homegirl · 3M ago

I Dig Perennials

A couple of weeks ago, my mom, Big E and I went to a family friend's house to snag some perennials.Existing flower beds were going to be dug upto make way for their awesome new barn.And sinc...
The Historical Homegirl · 4M ago

Warning: Fowl Post

Spring has sprung, and there's a whole bunch of new additions to the coop.The fowl influx started on Easter with the purchase of 2 ducklings.That's what happens when you have a grandkid.On t...
The Historical Homegirl · 4M ago

The Rock Salad Garden

With the fabulous weather we've been having, Big E and I have been spending spare time doing things in the yard.The latest task we tackled was cleaning up a garden area on the side of the ga...
The Historical Homegirl · 4M ago

Monster Forsythia

Busy as usual.Wednesday evening Big E and I worked on removing the forsythia shrubs at the back of the yard.Forsythia are very misleading.Like icebergs.They look manageable enough, but under...