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Funk & Flash From Junk & Trash

A group focused on creative recycling ideas for the Garden, Porches & Patios! "Make Gardens-Not Landfills"!

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Latest Activity: Jan 22

To Invent You Need a Good Imagination and a Pile of Junk - Thomas Edison

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Newspaper and Cardboard Recycling 8 Replies

There are so many uses for newspaper and cardboard recycling in the garden that I've gotten to the point that I can't live without this stuff. My first yard was built using the 'Layering or Lasagna"…Continue

Started by Sheri. Last reply by Jane Maarie Jan 27, 2011.

TRELLISES! 8 Replies

No matter what type of gardening you do, trellises are in demand! I had a strong wind hit and it just about took all my hollyhocks down right at the time of their prime bloom. I wound up having to…Continue

Started by Sheri. Last reply by Sheri Jan 22, 2011.

Greenhouses & Cold Frames / Re-purposing Old Windows & Doors 13 Replies

This year I have truly noticed a change in the weather patterns. I live in a coastal area and the fog banks this summer left me in a cold cloud for a couple of weeks. On several days the fog never…Continue

Started by Sheri. Last reply by Trina and Richie Oct 30, 2010.

What to do with ductwork...

My youngest son completed a college-course sheet metal program and was continually bringing "NEAT" stuff home to show us.  As scrap metal, it is too thin to have much weight or value.  Looking at…Continue

Tags: recycle, metal, sheet

Started by Harry Larsen Oct 27, 2010.

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Comment by Tony Lucas on May 21, 2013 at 9:08pm
thinkin about building a garden totem pole seen these on google and ythinkone would look good in my garden so gonna give it a goif it turns out ok may put up some pics.
Comment by Helen Power on October 30, 2012 at 11:50am
Comment by Margaret Beers Oliver on May 6, 2011 at 6:19am

Its a wonder what having to go back on pain medication can do to your desire to keep up with anything. Gotten the withdrawals over and back to not using anything if I can help it. (mean ol' MonSter)

Amy is doing well and is graduating to using a cane!

Hope Wes is doing better with the warmer temps!

Getting some straw bales this weekend and trying to make myself get back to posting on a regular basis! 

Comment by Sheri on February 27, 2011 at 12:49pm

Hi Margaret and "Thank You" for inquiring about Wes. We've been hit with some late winter snow and very low temps, this late in the year snow event hasn't happened since 1963. Wes has been stuck in the house because of all the ice. We'll be glad when it's gone and we can get back to the pool for our morning swims. Wes loves the pool!

Your a sweetheart for helping your cousin. I can understand how hard it is for her not being in her own home after what Wes went through in 15 days. It's important for her not to stress, let people help her where she needs help and to stay focused on rehab. 

Comment by Margaret Beers Oliver on February 25, 2011 at 6:31pm

Sherri, I hope Wes is continuing to make good progress. My cousin Amy gets out of the care facility that she is in on Sunday and will be coming home to our house until she can find an accessible apartment of her own. She is healing up nicely and I am delighted to say that she is using a walker.

Comment by Sheri on February 13, 2011 at 8:05am

The Lost Gardens Of Heligan

Heligan, seat of the Tremayne family for more than 400 years, is one of the most mysterious estates in England. Take a bit of time and tour the beautiful gardens and check out their blog.

http://www.heligan.com/explore

http://www.lostgardensofheligan.blogspot.com/

 

 

Comment by Melanie Banton on January 21, 2011 at 3:20pm
So glad to hear that Wes is battling his way forward.  Blessings from NZ
Comment by Sheri on January 21, 2011 at 7:50am

A funny for the day

 

My Blackberrry is not working!

http://www.flixxy.com/my-blackberry-is-not-working.htm

 

Thanks for your contact and encouragement Margaret. Wes is doing well and continues to work hard with his physical therapy. He is making such wonderful progress and has been attempting to use his computer and reteaching himself Autocad. It's very difficult to also learn to use his left hand for everything. Still not much return of feeling or movement in his right hand and foot and he's been experiencing a lot of pain. Trying to keep range of motion is difficult when the brain function is no longer there.

I'm starting to see signs of spring here and planning our first garden!

God Bless all of you!

Comment by Margaret Beers Oliver on January 16, 2011 at 6:23pm

So busy lately that I have neglected to stop in! 

Sheri, I love the picture of Wes being at home and resting. Sometimes the MonSter gives me vocabulary adventures also. So I understand trying to figure out what I am saying!

Tell Wes I said "You Go!"

I had my first pot luck dinner here tonight for the Transition group that I have started. I am very encouraged.

Comment by Gyda Marie Haynes on November 27, 2010 at 12:03pm
Sheri...Wow! Very interesting. Hope all is well with you and Wes and that you had a Happy Thanksgiving♥
 

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