Friday, April 24, 2009 promised

Here they are. Planted on April 12, here they are on April 19.

April 23.

Check it out, it's rhubarb! I'm so ready for some pie and jam and... mmmm.....

Isn't it amazing how different, yet the same each one looks?

Any advice for when these should be transplanted?

Sunday, April 19, 2009

G is for Garden

We finally did it, or at least we got started. I've been wanting to have a little garden for awhile and have been collecting seed catalogues from Bountiful Gardens for a couple of years now, waiting for the day I could finally order some seeds. The seeds are now sprouting nicely on the kitchen table and we have a beautiful double-dug plot out in back.

Thanks to Rachel, who worked harder than any of us, we have also documented the process.


Back from Lowes.

Staking the plot.

The bed has been dug. 1 foot deep, grass removed.

Add 1.5 bags of sand. (Our soil was extremely clayee.) And 4 bags of manure/humus.

Building the frame.

Looking on.

Digging a little bit more so the frame sinks in a little.


Time for some well deserved gin and tonics.

In a couple of weeks the seedlings will go in and soon we'll be enjoying the fruits (and vegetables) of our labor.

Thank you Rachel!

Sunday, April 12, 2009

First music post on Malgados5

It only has taken 18 months to figure out how to post music on blogger...well, not actively trying.  Well, for everybody's delight, I posted "shine", a song that sounds dated and naturally so since it was written in 1996 and recorded several years later with a vintage sound reminiscent of Collective Soul, for those who remember that band that almost made it.

To compliment this audio posting, I am posting the pics of my latest non-church gig in Rockville, MD.  

Enjoy and let me know if I should keep my day job!