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The Bicycle Builders

The Bicycle Builders

A few years back I started collecting links to custom and hand-built bicycle builders and posting them on my previous website. I gathered the basic contact information that each builder had on their site and organized each one by state. These posts always got the most hits on that old site, but unfortunately…

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Raised Gardens 5: The Dirt And More

Raised Gardens 5: The Dirt And More

We left you last time with everything but the dirt, but just filling the boxes with dirt wouldn’t make for a very interesting post this time so we added a couple of surprises. We had great weather to finish off this project. Not too hot and not too cold. It...

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Raised Gardens 4: Everything But The Dirt

Raised Gardens 4: Everything But The Dirt

During this episode we’ll watch the transformation of a dull and lackluster backyard into an oasis for growing our own delicious vegetables. Well, I might be exaggerating a bit but it sure looks a lot better than it did before.

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Raised Gardens 3: Construction

Raised Gardens 3: Construction

This phase of the project is just about the general construction of the raised gardens. Cutting things to length, measuring things (maybe that should have gone before cutting things), drilling holes, cutting dadoes, and stuff like that. I didn’t try any new or fancy techniques this time so I won’t...

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