Category Archives: (protective) fences


Front Yard Improvement

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I had been neglecting our front yard for way too long, not only because I am too lazy, but also because I can’t work as much and as hard, especially in our Texas heat, as I used to be. For … Continue reading


What’s New in the Garden?

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Despite the hot and dry weather I have done some work in the garden myself, but I have also – finally – enlisted some local help. It has taken me a very long time to get over my misplaced ambition … Continue reading


Garden(ing) News – Blogpost #4 [Nursery and Vegetable “Garden”]

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I have fairly frequently posted about me growing shrubs and trees in my nursery, but now there’s more: Mary has started growing veggies and herbs there, too. The nursery, btw, is in our former dog kennel, to protect the plants … Continue reading


Even This Fence …..

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… didn’t do the trick and keep the deer from eating away at the litte Christmas tree. A few days ago, in the morning, I saw a buck INSIDE this fence, munching away at the tree. Or maybe just rubbing … Continue reading


More Garden Work

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Saturday evening I discovered that – very likely – the buck we had had on our property lately might have rubbed his horns at our sumac and rubbed off quite a bit of bark. Since I had already sprayed the … Continue reading


Another Task in the Garden Accomplished

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As we have deer wandering through our garden on an almost daily basis and since they like to browse from nearly everthing that is green, we need to protect our (newly planted) trees – some of them at least – … Continue reading