The Fence

The fence is done.
I have got half of it stained.
It not for the rain today I would get the other half done

You can see all of the pics of the fence and the pond areaHERE

Zoysia Grass

Last summer (2003) we ordered some Zoysia Grass Seed off of E-bay.
A few weeks ago I started some of the seen in a tray.
Today I moved the “plugs” in the ground.
I am curious about how long it will take to spread.
I may have to put some real grass down till the Zoysia takes over.
I will give it a couple of week and see what happands.
There are a couple more picturesHERE

Here is a web site that sells Zoysia


Last year ( 2003 ) we messed around with Hypertufa
It all started with me wanting to make “Rocks” for the pond area.
After a lot of searching the net I came across Hypertufa
Hypertufa is very east to make and use.
Equal parts of:
Portland cement
Sphagnum peat moss
Mason’s sand

Sue made some very cool little Grots
You can see some of last year pics HERE

This little guy was left out all winter and came through with no problem.

There is a ton of info on Google Search

My Family

I wanted to show the world the people in my life that make it special !
_______________ My family ______________________
This is my brother Jerry and his family.

These two are my “babies”.
Christopher and Tanya.
Wow ! I’m not quite as young as I used to be !

This is my Russ.
The first person I see each morning
and the last person I see each night.

Pond Garden

I had to move the lilacs back about 4 feet. That was an all day thing.
It took more then an hour per plant and there were more lilacs that I first thought.
Then I had to take the rock wall back another 5 or 6 feet.

I was left with a pile of dirt that went into getting the ground level.

Here you can see the 2 by 4’s that I used to get everythng level.
That are 8 feet apart just to give you some idea of the size.
Then came the rocks and blocks. That was the easy part.

see of the pics here