Category Archives: Lawn

Is That My Backyard?

The grass is filling in nicely… thanks to my nemesis: We’ve taken our “landscaping” one step further this week, adding black edging and a layer of mulch all around the play set (photo below shows the almost-finished result).  This time, … Continue reading

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We’ve Got Grass!

I was so excited to wake up to a sea of baby grass on Friday.  What a rush – I guess I’m really a suburbanite now.  Will it all last?  It’s too early to say.  But Glop’s talents at the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Tending the Turf

You might think going green when it comes to lawn care eliminates some tedious work for Glop and I.  Not so. We still have to mow the lawn more often than we’d like.  We still have to pull some weeds.  … Continue reading

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Bring on the Weeds

So far, my arsenal includes two handy dandelion pickers, a fresh back and knees, and a to-do-list that includes weed-suppressing mulch.  Today, my girls plucked just about every dandelion from my front lawn, totally unprompted by me.  I did have … Continue reading

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