We need to catch up. It's been a long summer and fall is half over.
|The beautiful colours of fall have arrived|
Only took 4 years living in this house but we have a comfortable, brand new, lovely couch. It doesn't sag. You can't feel the springs. It doesn't sit mere inches from the floor. We are very happy. (did I mention I've never owned a new couch before! I really am excited)
The veggie garden has been spitting out enough zucchini, cucumbers and tomatoes for a family of 12. Our large freezer is full. Completely full.
|Anyone want some pumpkins? seriously.. get in touch|
Some trees came down ... on purpose. They've been standing dead for some time and were in unfortunate locations. Like next to the power pole. We had put off getting it dealt with.
|We left the base standing for the bugs and birds|
It's not all roses though. There is always the flip side.
We have been scraping, sanding and painting. (hahaha, and by WE, I mean Jody)
|scraped and ready to paint|
|putting on the primer|
and speaking of roses ....
Our rose hedge is looking a bit trampled these days. Looking at it lengthwise, above, the middle seems to be missing. One foggy cold morning we found a car in our front yard. Upside down. Everyone is intact which is good. We'll be a bit sparse on blooms though come next June.
and of course I visited the compost again. We all know by now what that means right? (think unwanted animals, or click on this link for a refresher). The compost has become my nemesis this year. I had taken a Friday off work to try and deal with some fall chores before the really cold weather sets in. Cleaning up excess compost was on my to do list so away I went with my pitchfork.
|I'm starting to get a little neurotic about going near the compost these days|