I feel like I've taken over the forum lately but I have been doing so much hunting and work towards getting the yard where I want it. I've now contacted two companies about getting free tree mulch. I'm on the list for free fill dirt with another company. And I'm hunting like mad for urbanite (broken concrete) and I'm having a lot of trouble with it. I can't believe how hard it is proving. I would think companies would want to save on the dump fees and give away broken concrete. The hardest…Continue
Posted on June 5, 2012 at 4:34pm — 5 Comments
Well today was a very good day. I was very lucky to have Vynnie come by and give us advice for the garden. As Catherine has been telling me my problem is I don't have enough dirt in my soil... lol I did try the vermiculite and it really hasn't been in the beds long enough for me to know if it is working but today I was convinced to just put some fill dirt in and weed the beds. I really hope I'm not setting myself up for disaster with that but I feel I have no choice left.
Posted on May 23, 2012 at 11:06pm — 10 Comments
I decided to try using the blog feature here, might be doing it wrong but this just felt bigger than a forum question. It's a long story but I'll try to make it short.
To get to the point first lets start with current day and then go back....
I have currently 16, raised beds 2 foot deep, by 3.5' x 5.5' filled with a soil mix from Western Organics that was supposed to be good for this purpose... These boxes are arranged all but one box in a 23' x 26' area in my…Continue
Posted on May 2, 2012 at 4:21pm — 18 Comments