Almost 20 years ago I escaped the frozen tundra of Michigan and moved into the sauna of NW Orlando. It's hard to describe the abrupt transition, but I was pretty sure that I moved into an oven. Despite the oppressive heat and humidity in the summer, it was far better than spending September-April indoors and never seeing the sun!
I lucked out when I moved, as I bought very cheap just before a huge price jump in the Orlando housing market. I found a nice house on about 3/4 acre of land wi
The SE garage area hasn't really changed much yet, I've been working on other areas since last July. So other than adding some mulch and blocks to define the curve better, it's pretty much the same today. What's consumed a huge amount of time, blood sweat and tears has been extracting the water oak stumps. I really wanted to plant a silver Bismarck in the front, but my OCD demanded that it be in the center of the wall. The minor problem? A 4 foot diameter water oak was there, which flared o