DIY Sarah

Craft, Decor, Art, Garden, and Dessert

Weekend Update April 13&14 – garden clean-up and a strawberry cage

This weekend we relaxed in the glory that is having walls in our house.  Since the drywall isn’t done, we were a bit stalled on the bathroom project which is the next big thing to get finished.

We did get a little work done here and there.  We raked and mowed the lawn really well and then over-seeded.  We pulled a full wheelbarrow of thatch from the lawn


It’s still rather lumpy but after talking with some landscapers, it’s going to be prohibitively expensive to get it roto-tilled and re-sodded. Like $5500 expensive. We figure we’ll just wait a while. We’ll just rake and overseed until things look nice and green and call it

I bought a rose to replace the one that broke this winter.


I also spent some time getting my veggie garden going.  I pulled out all the bricks, raked back the mulch, added back bricks around the perimeter, and added this super cute path through the middle.

brick mini-path

I also made this great strawberry jar cage.




I used left over porch posts from the back deck. I pre-drilled and screwed together the the pieces and then used a pneumatic stapler to attach the chicken wire. It turned out pretty cute and squirrel-proof!

I was a nice, relaxing weekend. Now, we just wait for drywall to be done and get to painting!