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Phaedra

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Keep playing - I found a seller who offers such fixed size (37X76cm) but different thickness (3~7mm) plywood panels. He will pack random 20 pcs with different thickness (and quality), but the price is very wallet friendly. I just received the package today and couldn't wait to try.
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I used greenhouse tarpaulin first, and then closed those gaps. This will be my last time using full pallets to build something. Next project, I will disassemble them.
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And then, I attached the panels and painted them.
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I should be able to seal most gaps tomorrow and then move on making foldable windows and tables.
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Today's progress - trying to seal unwanted gaps like this
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Then, I decided to make it a tiny cupboard. My skill is still very 'primitive', but I did enjoy the process to create.
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Better than the original gap XD
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Even the brush got its second chance.
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The weather is really charming today, so I repaired and repainted the bird feeder#1.
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After the paint was dried, I relocated the bird feeder in front of the tool shed (I will call it grey house from now on). Grey house will be a spot to enjoy those lovely garden birds, so not only the bird feeder, but also a bird bath will be installed here later.
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I love to create corners I love. :love
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I also painted a wooden ornament and would attach it on the door tomorrow.
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Isn't that delightful to create lovely things with little cost?
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Cherry blossom on the way!
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Tulips
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The small bed in the greenhouse
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After I put the seed tray on the window sill, the heat from the radiator speed up the germination well. Now, I got 10 chili seedlings and 6 sweet pepper seedlings. More are emerging.
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Something interesting about adzuki beans - as this is my first time growing them, I noticed that their leaves 'close' at night and open again when there is sufficient light.
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The perennial bed shows a lot of new growth - I can almost imagine how gorgeous this spot will become in another two months.
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A sunny spring day is always very welcome!
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I started working on the area in front of the grey house this morning - the pavers were adjusted, and I 'transplanted' some grasses growing in the improper places to fill the gaps between pavers - this will give them a much natural look after the grasses establish.
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The plastic planters were relocated, and then I spread a layer of homemade compost on the ground, sprinkled some wildflower seeds, and added another layer of compost.
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At the end, I added a layer of grass clipping to protect the wild flower seeds. The other side will follow after we adjust the rain gutter.
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The germination rate of sea lavender (Limonium sinuatum) and double-flowered stock (Matthiola incana) is so impressive, uh, a bit too impressive. :lol:
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Hydroponic lettuces from Lidl - they were sold with root balls, so I transplanted them in the soil. It will take them a while to adapt, and some might not make it. However, those who adapt always show a vigorous growth afterward.
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Another hardworking day, huuu~

Today's quick but delicious baking, coffee-flavor banana bread with dark chocolate and pecan.
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The perennial bed shows a lot of new growth - I can almost imagine how gorgeous this spot will become in another two months.
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A sunny spring day is always very welcome!
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I started working on the area in front of the grey house this morning - the pavers were adjusted, and I 'transplanted' some grasses growing in the improper places to fill the gaps between pavers - this will give them a much natural look after the grasses establish.
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The plastic planters were relocated, and then I spread a layer of homemade compost on the ground, sprinkled some wildflower seeds, and added another layer of compost.
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At the end, I added a layer of grass clipping to protect the wild flower seeds. The other side will follow after we adjust the rain gutter.
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The germination rate of sea lavender (Limonium sinuatum) and double-flowered stock (Matthiola incana) is so impressive, uh, a bit too impressive. :lol:
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Hydroponic lettuces from Lidl - they were sold with root balls, so I transplanted them in the soil. It will take them a while to adapt, and some might not make it. However, those who adapt always show a vigorous growth afterward.
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Another hardworking day, huuu~

Today's quick but delicious baking, coffee-flavor banana bread with dark chocolate and pecan.
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Could I have the recipe for the banana bread? I'm rather fond of coffee flavored things.
 

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