The garden has an interesting look to it this year.
Besides my humongous effort to create a neater garden with wider (weed free? ha) walkways, we also needed to amend the soil and build the raised beds up to an adequate depth for growing.
The raised beds were easy. Several truckloads of compost were shoveled in and the veggies seem to be happy about it.
The in-ground beds were a mess of weeds. I didn't see the point of spending money to feed the weeds so to speak and mentioned this concern to SM who simply said..."Why don't you just put the compost where the seed is."
Brilliant! So that's what I did. I bought bags of composted manure and placed the seeds on the bare ground and then covered them up with a handful of compost.
That's right...No tilling happened. Just toss and cover. Looks like a bunch of cowpies to me!
So everything is in except the tomatoes which I hope to get tomorrow. I'll do the same thing with them but dig a hole and back fill it with compost.
While I was out in the garden, a baby Robin fell from the sky and caused a great uproar within the canine community. You'd think it was a ham-bone.
The baby bird saw the movement of the neighbor dog and started flopping over that way while the parents had a hissy fit overhead. I got to it and took it on the other side of the fence where it's parents coaxed it to the safety of some trees. It's a ground flopper so I'm not holding out hope that it will survive but you never know. Hopefully the parents will still feed it, it's certainly loud enough.
Yesterday was Dr-Day and the appointments were set for 11 and 2 so the only thing I got done was the a.m. gardening.
I got my bum smacked for being over-weight and threatened with statins to lower cholesterol if I didn't take care of it myself.
On the other hand, she RX'd me some Metro-gel for the rosacea and told me that I could stay on the Lexapro for the rest of my life if I wanted too.
Clearly Sister-girl is in Menopause herself and knows that a girl just can't put a price on her sanity.
I'd rather be a drugged up happy person than a total Bee-atch any day!
Just ask SM...