Reasons

I’ve been a bad, bad blogger.  I’ve been MIA.  I told myself that I wasn’t going to do this, just disappear for days, weeks with not even a hello, or a goodbye.  I’m so ashamed.  But… and there is always a but… I have had good reason.  Well several good reasons actually. Reason #1. My son Kristopher is playing Rugby and he just celebrated his 18th birthday. He is my youngest and a darn good Rugby player! After every game both teams get together to share a meal, so I’ve been cooking lots and lots of pasta! 4 pounds of baked ziti! Reason #2 The weather is just starting to warm up, the snow is gone and I can finally get outside in my gardens.  They needed to be raked, cut back, fertilized and readied for planting. I made rooting hormone using willow branches I planted my cold weather crops like…

There’s Gold In them thar…..Barrels!

I have two compost bins.  My hub made them for me.  They work great, they hold a ton and they are easy to use.  You just load them up on the top and then give them a couple of spins and all that kitchen and garden waste gets mixed up and starts to work its magic. My Compost Bins Within two weeks I already had what looked like some good old fashioned “Black Gold”.  Perfect!!!!! There is one slight problem…. If you haven’t noticed they are Blue.  Big, Bright and Blue.  Now I love the color blue.  Yes  I do.  It has always been one of my favorites.  I have four boys remember, so I’ve lived with blue, everywhere. I just don’t like it in my gardens. At least not this Much of it!  I can’t hide my compost.  It sticks out like a sore thumb for all to see,…