Garden Diversification: Installing a Pond

This spring we had the WORST mosquito problem. It was so bad that our municipality adopted a garlic spray plan to reduce them. We decided to take it a step further by installing our own backyard pond. Mosquitos lay their eggs in water; fish eat them. We thought a pond would be a clever wayContinue reading “Garden Diversification: Installing a Pond”

Growing a Garden

In the 3 years we have lived in our home the backyard has transformed from an empty greenspace into one of favorite places to spend time. We learned that it really doesn’t take much to get started. We began in the first summer with a rototiller borrowed from the inlaws and carved out a basicContinue reading “Growing a Garden”