May 20th, 2011

Things in Bloom

Western Red Columbine in our front has begun to bloom. Read the rest of this entry »

April 24th, 2011

Spring Photos

Spring is beginning to finally set in after a very cold and we March and April. Read the rest of this entry »

March 27th, 2011

Ecoroofs

I’ve been meaning for the last month to get some posts up for Ecoroof month, and it just hasn’t happened… So now that the events are over, and a bike tour has been through our house, I have an update. Recently we did a little maintenance work on our entry ecoroof with a few additional plantings. Read the rest of this entry »

February 26th, 2011

Yet More Yard Work

Lemon Blossoms

These last few weeks we have done a lot to wrangle our yard into shape for the spring and are beginning to get starts ready for the garden. Read the rest of this entry »

February 7th, 2011

More Garden Work

With another weekend came a new pile of garden prep and tree planting. Read the rest of this entry »

February 1st, 2011

Frenzy of Yard Work

This last weekend was a frenzy of yard work, we’re in the process of collecting plants for our yard and this last week got some stone cut for a rework of our front entry. Read the rest of this entry »

January 23rd, 2011

Work Updates

In the last few days, despit being mired in cold and soggy January, there have been some nice little signs that spring is on the way… Flowers are starting to come up and green buds are starting to develop on our hazelnuts. Read the rest of this entry »

January 2nd, 2011

Things That Leak

We’re still working through various little issues with the house that really don’t show themselves until they are put under stress. Read the rest of this entry »

December 21st, 2010

Second Blower Door Test

This morning we had our second blower door test done… Its not normal to have to get a second test done, but our house doesn’t fit very neatly into the LEED so after being granted a series of appeals, we are getting new performance tests. Read the rest of this entry »

December 6th, 2010

Planting for Spring

This weekend we took advantage of the dry weather to take care of some yard work. There’s quite a bit that needs to get done and we’re trying to keep up over the winter, even if there isn’t a whole lot that we can do over the next few months. Read the rest of this entry »

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