Category Archives: garden cleanup

Garden Cleanup and Rabbits

Since the snow is mostly gone, I thought I’d get started on cleaning up the garden today; that is, removing last year’s plants and making the various structures ready for this year. I started on garden bed number four, which … Continue reading

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Weeding & Mulching

We’ve been spending the last few weeks removing weeds from landscape beds in our yard and applying leaf mulch.  I posted about leaf mulch last year, but we ran out of time last fall and weren’t able to mulch everywhere … Continue reading

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Endings

It’s cold and there’s a little snow on the ground as 2013 comes to an end.  There are still a few onions and carrots in the garden to be harvested when the weather warms.  My houseplants will have to satisfy … Continue reading

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Using Leaves as Mulch

Many of my neighbors dispose of their trees’ leaves in the fall, then pay for bark or wood mulch to spread in their flower beds in spring.  I collect the leaves (and some from one neighbor’s yard) and use them … Continue reading

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