My rainbow of summer flowers | Saltbush Avenue

My rainbow of summer flowers

How was your summer? Summer 2015, if necessary. Mine: amazingly fast and unfortunately finished. The sun sets just before 6pm now, and the scent of woodsmoke is in the air. I wish I’d accomplished more in the warmer weather, but at least my summer flowers put on a great display.  Continue reading »

Build a bench!

Build a live-edge bench!

Sometimes you meticulously make plans, sometimes you fly by the seat of your pants. I almost always know what I want the result to look like, even if I can’t work out how to connect point A and point B straight away, but I stalled out halfway through building a live-edge bench.  Continue reading »

Life with a greenhouse

Our house is pretty okay, but our tomato seedlings are living in the lap of luxury since Jamie built them a greenhouse. He loves his outdoor projects and he loves growing veggies; combine the two and you might just end up with the bitchinest veggie garden imaginable.  Continue reading »

Succulent planter

Succulents + a bargain plant stand

My succulent collection is growing! No, but really. All these little squirts were outgrowing their containers, so I knew it was time to consolidate them into a single large planter.

I treated my succulent collection to a new planter and plant stand.  Continue reading »

Deck in full, summer 2015

Deck life ‘14-15

Oh, summer. December/January is the busy, super-social season around here, so I’ve been a little out-to-lunch this month, catching up with everyone we hadn’t seen in weeks. In the evenings, Jamie and I have been catching up on garden work and assorted projects.  Continue reading »