Projects


After living at our new grotto for a year, Amanda and I are ready to start building our vegetable garden bed.  This one is a little ambitious as it will be a permanent structure and raised up to a little over 2 feet.  I even learned to used SketchUp to […]

The Next Garden Bed


To help ease our camping experience, and help our trips immensely, we decided to organize the campsite ‘kitchen’. For this we started looking at purchasing or building a chuck/grub box to store all of our camp kitchen supplies. This would save time routing around looking for utensils and places to prepare the meals. Using […]

Our First Official Chuck Box



Over the weekend we’ve completed our planting and set out our irrigation plans. In the previous years I watered our containers and beds the old fashioned way, standing over the garden with hose in hand fending off mosquitos and other biting pests. With the expansion of our plots we decided […]

Our Irrigation Plans


I’m sorry that this post reads like an ad for Burpee.com, I just wanted to jot down the plants we decided to try this year for easier retrieval. All the descriptions and pictures are pulled from their website.  Click on the title to see the full details on Burpee’s website. […]

What’s Growing



As my wife and I were planning out our garden for this spring and tried to differentiate between our new plotting areas.  I started referring to our original plot as the square; due to its obvious shape 13’ x 13’.  When it came time to figure out what went into the […]

The Longhouse


So…..there is a void in my photos and blog posts for the last year.  We didn’t expand or do anything cosmic with our garden, and it was planted really late.  Normally we like to get everything in the ground by March during our spring break.  Allowing us to avoid the last […]

Big Plans