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Carrie Seal-Stahl's Blog – May 2010 Archive (3)

Simplifying and Frugalling ;)

Spent this evening clearing up clutter for "Spring Cleaning". We rearranged Britt's bedroom and are raiding our storage areas in the house and shed for items to sell in the Community-Wide Yard Sale next weekend! We've got a bunch of clothes that can go, some extra computer and PS2 controllers, movies, books... It's amazing how much stuff I've acquired in the 9 years I've lived here!

On the frugalling front, I've not only given up my smokes, but I've also given up soda. This is…


Added by Carrie Seal-Stahl on May 13, 2010 at 12:46am — No Comments

GRRR... Fertilizer Burn!

I am so mad at myself I'd kick my own butt if I could! I had two dozen beautiful tomato seedlings and a dozen basil plants... Yeah, I'm down to about a 3rd of that thanks to what appears to be fertilizer burn caused by my stupidity... I put too much fish emulsion and not enough water apparently... They started wilting off a few hours after I used it. I mixed the amounts I normally put on plants in the middle of the growing season instead of for seedlings :(

Thankfully I can just go… Continue

Added by Carrie Seal-Stahl on May 11, 2010 at 1:20am — No Comments

Everything Growing Along :)

The peas, lettuce and periennial herbs are growing right along, and we planted some broccoli, cauliflower, and sage starts as well as carrot seeds this past week. We're under a frost advisory overnight tonight, thankfully I've got varieties that can withstand light frost ;)

I will set out my seedlings we started in the house this coming weekend. The following we will be planting seeds and starts at my parent's place out in Hillsdale County. They sold their house here in the city and… Continue

Added by Carrie Seal-Stahl on May 10, 2010 at 12:26am — 2 Comments



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