apple trees

August 2014 – Progress in Pictures

As the end of August approaches, the  sun is just slightly lower in the sky these days and the dog days of summer are perhaps behind us. It’s a perfect time to look back at the month’s progress in pictures, knowing the days are still plenty long and there is quite a bit of work to do for Desert Lookout.

apple trees

The apples trees along the northern edge of the property are filled with apples.

We had the team from Winter Creek Restoration on site optimizing the irrigation system, placing boulders, and planting native vegetation.

The Winter Creek Restoration Team

The Winter Creek Restoration Team: Dayne Galish, Andy Dwyer (OSU Intern), Calina Merrow (OSU Intern), Conor Bidelspach, Kimber Warnock, and Rick Martinson (owner).

The Elite Plaster team is preparing for exterior stucco.

David Sr and David Jr Kaiser from Elite Plaster

David Kaiser Sr. was more than happy to work along side one his sons, and co-owner of Elite Plaster, David Jr.

A young service berry tree reaches seems to reach from the completed garage to the newest structure in-process.

The gap between DL and DR

Old and new meet: The completed garage along side Desert Lookout in process.

And… we’re ready to install the solar collector panels that will help the backwater compost and evaporate.

Solar Collector Panel

Lyndon Moore, owner of Moore Climate Control, and Jeremy Bennet show off one of the new solar collector panels

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