May 24th, 2010

Sedums and Trim

We went up to our upper ecoroof for the first time in two months over the weekend. This roof is entirely sedums in an attempt to make it as low maintenance as possible and they were planted by throwing piles of cuttings around and then waiting to let them root. So now coming back up two months later, we’ve found everything thriving and surprisingly red. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11th, 2010

Street Resurfacing

It’ll be nice when the city stops breaking things in front of our house. Its all in the name of a modern sewer (no more terracotta pipes from the 1890s) which is a pretty needed infrastructure upgrade, I’ve just never gotten used to having the house shake every morning starting at 7:00 while the crew busts up the street surface. Read the rest of this entry »

May 7th, 2010

More Paint

We’re slowly making progress with the various pieces of finish work that need to be completed, and recently we finished off painting our stair risers. Read the rest of this entry »

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