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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 …

Last weekend for yard work

Now that he’s a toddler, Devon has evolved from a common garden pest to a really useful helper in the yard. October …