Starting to Grow Berries

Raspberries were the first plant we planted in our vegetable patch. I was eager to get anything growing and planted 30 raspberries type Asker and Veten, both types developed in Norway. The following year I added more Veten, to get three full rows. At the time of planting, I had no idea how large the […]

Creating a Lawn

Grass covered the entire area in front and back of our house. However, the layer of soil was thin. The driveway which continues into a dirt road on the other side of our plot, had previously passed in front of the house. It was still possible to drive on the lawn, something we did whenever […]