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Seeds

We started planting seeds with Devon’s help. “What should we plant?” we asked, flipping through dozens of seed packs. “Watermelons,” he said. Anything else? “No.” So we started about 20 watermelon plants. Shauna sneaked in a few beans too without him noticing. Devon is really excited to water his little …

Yard Work

Shauna has been on a mission to tame the wilderness that is our yard. After all the spring rain, it’s not just our rhubarb that’s gargantuan: our grass is knee-deep, our mint patch now covers half our front lawn, and the weeds are attacking the little that’s left of our …

Raised garden beds

We experimented with growing veggies in our yard for the last couple of years, and we’ve had some successes, but also a lot of failures. The abundant squash, potatoes and sunflower have been delightful: they allowed us to not only feed ourselves for weeks at a time, but to also …