Category Archives: Gardening

2018 Garden Update

November 2, 2018 The snow is on the ground this morning. Not our first snow fall, but I think this one might be here to stay. The garden has been worked up and is ready for a winter’s sleep. I … Continue reading

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Garden 2018

June 14, 2018 Yeah, the garden is finally all planted. I put the last of the seedlings – watermelon and cantaloupe -in yesterday and today we are having a nice soaking rain. It is so satisfying to see all the … Continue reading

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Greenhouse

June 14, 2018 Spring came late this year and as a result we were quite behind schedule. We planned to put up a greenhouse this year, and hoped to have it up and running before we left for our vacation. … Continue reading

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Workaway 2018 – Lucas

June 13, 2018 Our first Workaway for 2018 left today. Lucas is from Belgium and stayed with us for seven weeks. Two of those weeks he was on his own, house/dog/cat/plant – sitting for us while we were on vacation. … Continue reading

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2017 Year in Review

December 29, 2017 Another year over, it seems in a blink of an eye. 2017 was another busy year here at the Ponderosa. And we are pleased to announce …drumroll please…..THE HOUSE IS FINISHED!!!!!!! There are still lots of little … Continue reading

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Ready for Winter

October 26, 2017   We are ready for winter – rain barrels are emptied, eaves troughs cleaned, equipment put away and wood sheds stocked. And just in time, too. We awoke to a blanket of white this morning and the … Continue reading

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Drone Pictures

October 13, 2017 In September of this year, brother-in-law Dennis brought over his drone for some aerial shots of the property. The view from the sky provides a different perspective of the property. The picture above gives a bird’s eye … Continue reading

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