Tag: wildlifearea

End of the year 2018 goals!

Setting goals for the past 3 years has helped keep me focused and motivated. I love being able to look back at what we have been able to accomplish in a short period of time! Here are our 2017 goals, and the link for…

So, what’s so great about our certified wildlife habitat?!

One of my favorite projects this summer was turning a patch of grass that we were annoyed to cut into a wildlife habitat. I envisioned bees, butterflies and birds flying around and beautiful flowers. And it was exactly as I imagined! Here are some…

No Spend September Update

This no spend year has been much harder on the Mr., instead of myself. He’s is the spender and I am the saver. I was so proud of him for not buying me expensive stuff for my birthday! He even reused a gift bag…

Certified wildlife habitat!

One of our goals for the new year was to turn the front lawn by the garage into a wildlife habitat, and I’m happy to report back that we did! The check off sheet for certification: And now all of the requirements: food: we…

June Goals Update 2018

Happy July all!! June was a fun month of finishing up school and traveling! Plus, the garden is taking off! And here’s how the goals are going: 1. Expand the garden– ✅it happened! Everything is growing pretty well and I’m hoping that I get…

Wednesday walk through the garden! 6/13/18

It has been raining here almost every single day! The garden could really use some sunlight and warmer weather! But, the plants are still growing! The green bean teepee was weeded well and I even put down a nice layer of newspaper on the…

May Goals Update 2018

It’s June!!! Only another week and a half of school, the garden is coming to life and the temperatures are on the rise. I love summertime! And here’s how the goals are going: 1. Expand the garden– it happened! The whole thing is planted!…

Wildlife area update

We have slowly been turning our yard in front of the garage into an area for our pollinators. It will give them more pollen, nectar, water and shelter choices. It will also get rid of all of the extra grass cutting in this area!…

April 2018 Goals Update

It is the crazy month of May! The school year is almost over, I have lots to do in the garden and projects that need finished! And here’s how the goals are going: 1. Expand the garden– it’s finally happening!! The t posts are…

Walk by the grow lights!

In the summer I can do a walk through the garden, but not much is happening out there yet! So, I can do a walk past the grow lights! I have really only started the peppers and some perineal flowers. In the tiny greenhouse,…

Pollinator garden update!

We had a nice load of wood chips dropped off here at by a tree trimming service that was working in town! I finished up the pollinator hotel this week and the Mr. was able to put it in a great location with lots…

Working for the weekend!

The weather was above freezing this weekend! So, that means that we were working! We went out and got a truck load full of compost to start getting the pollinator area ready! (The orange line is where the walkway will be!) We will be…