Sunday, July 19, 2009

Loveseats and License Plates- Weekly Challenge Update

Another busy week at Rob's World. Community garden is getting going, Almost time for the first harvest/Donation to the local food bank from the "Victory Garden" - just one month and some plants and seed! Bought some raspberries at the farmers' market and made some jam and froze some raspberry Sauce- not until after eating some sauce on Ice Cream!And I rescued a loveseat from my fave dumpster, made some more license plate planters.

Sharon's Independence Days Challenge- Year two, week 12

1. Plant something: Planted my rooting tomato, Started some basil seeds, planted a sage plant in the "victory garden"
2. Harvest something: Tomatoes, basil, greens, arugula
3. Preserve something: froze some sausage biscuits to eat later, froze some raspberry sauce, canned some raspberry jam, froze some basil cubes

The loveseat i found at Mom's dumpster with some new cheap cushions from Ikea

Plant pots made from License plates

4. Reduce Waste (recycle, reuse, reduce, repair or compost something): Found an outdoor loveseat at my favorite dumpster; made a topsy turvey planter for the tomato I rooted, made a hanging herb planter (an experiment ala the upside down tomato planters made from pop bottles) ; mad a couple of more planters out of license plates
5. Preparation and Storage: Nope
6. Build Community Food Systems: did my watering day at the community gardens, bought ½ flat of raspberries at the farmers’ market
7. Eat the Food: Ate some raspberry jam on toast, some raspberry sauce on Ice Cream
8. Cook or eat something new: Nope

Melinda’s Growing Challenge: Re-potted the tomato I rescued from community garden, Saved seeds from some chive flowers(more)

Crunchy's Buy Nothing Challenge- Ok folks I signed up for another month of buying nothing with La Crunch, LOL Wonder what she will think when I buy a new freezer? Starts August 1st

1 comment:

Jenni said...

I love how you throw down some re-use. Score on the love seat! My son found my office chair on the neighbor's curb :)