Saturday, May 26, 2007


The siding is underway. The material used is a fiber-cement product that has become commonly used. It is purported to be rot proof, insect proof, fire retardant, and low maintenance. We'll see....

Tad is replacing siding on the west side of our existing structure. Here he is painting a primer coat before nailing. He wisely is careful to protect his hearing while sawing and using the air nailer.

Wild and wonderful wisteria. This plant thrives on benign neglect, flowers only when it chooses, and devours the supporting structure. We placed it several years ago on our gazebo as an adornment. It now rules the space.

Our friend, Monica, informs us that our unknown beauty is a Brunnera Jack Frost. She learned this from Bob Sittig @ Birchcrest Tree & Landscape in Webster.

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Priscilla Kibbee said...

Loved the photos of the vines and bush. You must have a crew of gardeners to keep it all weeded and trimmed.