Austin Garden

The first limestone raised garden that I made for us looked good and appeared to work nice so when Elizabeth wanted to give a raised garden as a Christmas gift I made another one with limestone slabs. This time I didn't want to do as much digging though and had a smaller time window to do it so I went with a different implementation.


The mailbox which came with the house needed replacement. The previous owner had painted a nice fox on it but the mailbox itself was absolute junk and feeling the effects of time so it had to go. I don't like doing things twice and don't like the look of most mailboxes so I went a little beefier than most for the replacement. I shouldn't have to do that again.


Things looked like we would be able to pay off the house in maybe just a couple years so I didn't want to build a garage when we would just move. So I started building a nice shed I could take with me when I moved and then use it as a guest cottage.


Elizabeth wanted a garden to grow some vegetables with the kids. She wanted a raised garden like my sister has but I don't like masonry blocks much and decided to make it out of limestone slabs that the local rock yard has at a decent price.

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