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We have been working like crazy people to turn our once-lawned front yard into a garden.  Ala “Food not Lawns” with some Tasha Tudor-esque border (a girl needs flowers, not just food!).  I wanted to show off the amazing fence and arbor that my fantastically handy husband built for us:

So purty, isn’t it?  Behind the fence you will find the starts for delphinium’s, poppies, lavender, blue potatoes, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, bok choy, spinach, broccoli, beets, calendula, st. john’s wort, echinacea, forget-me-nots, lupine’s, various japanese maples (like August Moon!), lilies, sweet peas, sugar snaps, pumpkins, watermelon, 4 different kinds of heirloom tomatoes, oinions, garlic, motherwort, valerian, artichokes…and more!

Our next project is tackling the backyard…and I after receiving Tasha Tudor’s Garden for Mother’s Day…I am newly inspired!

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My dear friend Caitlyn just challenged me to post to my blog, everyday, for the next 30 days! I’ve agreed. There is so much to share with you, my friends… it is going to be difficult to pinpoint a starting place.

Do you like lists? I LOVE lists. I make them all of the time. Lists for groceries and bills, books and dreams, friends and plants…you get the idea. So here is a list of items I will be sharing with you this week:

1. Chickens in their tweens.

2. Quilt of loooove. (my darling husband even helped me pick out the fabric!)

3. Vintage reproduction crochet and knitting projects. (Which I have been fiendishly translating and tweaking into new patterns for your enjoyment!)

4. Our urban farm. (Well, our garden really…but a farmgirl can dream, can’t she?!)

5. New sewing projects, including tips for your amusement.

6. Embroidery!

Thank you so much for visiting my blog everyone, and I hope to see you here soon!

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