In this episode of An Oregon Cottage Podcast we share how we learned that transplanting a tree from the forest is a lot harder than it seems. Jami takes us through her thinking on one of her favorite out door projects: the DIY backyard makeover. And then we discuss canning and why it’s actually a lot easier than you think.
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DIY Backyard Makeover & Tree Planting Fails
The first set of trees that we planted.
And then the large ones that died within a few months.
On the bright side, the small tree and transplanted laurels in the top photo all made it!
Note: I can’t believe we didn’t get a final picture of the border before we moved. You’ll have to take my word about the Leyland Cypresses!
The huge rotting deck. We started tearing it apart here.
The DIY backyard makeover that made us so happy. Notice the structure in the corner of the deck before – so odd, right? And yet, makes so much sense after!
Brian’s favorite canned food Jami makes: Quick & Easy Pickled Jalapeños.
Jami’s favorites: Addictive Tomato Chutney, along with:
Easy water-bath canning video tutorial:
Find more easy ways to preserve foods here.
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