How To Build Vertical Supports For Your Garden

I’ve gotten a late start on getting some of my veggies into the garden.  I’ve already planted potatoes, lettuce, sugar snap peas, and pepper plants.  All that’s left is green beans, cucumbers, squash, and cantaloupe.  I wanted to grow the green beans and cucumbers vertically, so that meant that Hubs and I needed to decide on […]

Wrensday: Rescued Plants

I love to walk around my yard in the early summer and visit all of the blooming plants.  One of my favorites is the Clematis vine.  This particular variety blooms every few weeks all summer long.  I don’t know what variety it is because I got it from the clearance bin at Walmart.  It was […]

My Mother’s Day Gift – Brown Wren Acres Style

What accessory does every fashionable grandmother carry on Mother’s Day?   Take a look for yourself! I had asked that Hubs and Son show me how to shoot our shotgun so I could get rid of chicken-eating critters when they weren’t at home.  It was my mother’s day gift! I got lots of guidance from two very […]

Walking For A Cause

Saturday was a beautiful day for the annual National Kidney Foundation “Kidney Walk”.  I was proud to show off my new kidney by walking in the 5K walk with my donor Cathy! Last year, Cathy did the walk by herself.  In fact, she participated in the walk the day before she donated one of her […]

Wrensday: Beautiful

I was surprised by this photo in my camera.  I hadn’t taken it.  Hubs confessed to using my camera and sneaking out to capture this beauty.  Our neighbor’s horse, Spice, is in the background – another beauty.   Enjoy a beautiful day.

New Use For An Old Rocking Chair

I love turning discarded trash into useful items.  Take, for example, this decorative wheelbarrow.  The metal base was given to me by an older lady when I helped her clean up her backyard (it was hidden behind an old shed).  The wooden part is from a broken rocking chair.  This is what the wheelbarrow looked […]