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city plan, part 7: granite, lots of granite

city plan, part 7: granite, lots of granite

A couple weeks ago I did the final 50-billion calculations (yes, Dad, you were right, I am using math in real life) necessary to order the crushed granite.  It was delivered on a Thursday, whereupon Violet and Graham immediately claimed the mountain… …in the name of Kitty-tania. I spent Friday doing the final clearing and […]

city plan, part 6: planted

city plan, part 6: planted

Is this becoming a gardening blog?  Am I going to have to start learning the botanical names for plants? Well, considering how terrible my Spanish is, for now I’ll just have a minor garden-geek-out and report on The Planting. David Verity cuphea (Rob’s request), lamb’s ear (texture-crazy Violet’s request) and calylophus. Coral honeysuckle vine, Mexican […]

Wordless Wednesday:  uh-oh... already?

Wordless Wednesday: uh-oh… already?

city plan, part 5: rocks, lots of rocks

city plan, part 5: rocks, lots of rocks

I know, I know, I’m supposed to be posting progress on To-Do Tuesdays, and it is now Wednesday.  My only excuse is that I got sucked into the nursery yesterday, hunting down plants.  Because…. …the beds are ready. We literally moved a ton of limestone this weekend.  And fitting the pieces together was like a […]