Monday, May 27, 2013

Yesterday's project . . .

Hello all!
So far my attempts to be a better garden blogger have not been up to par.

Today it's raining and everything looks amazingly green!
It's been an odd start to the season with cooler than normal 
temperatures and a good amount of rain. 
I'm not complaining mind you! 
Last summer's heat and drought were pretty unbearable. 
I have felt a bit behind & we have a deadline of summer company in mid June.
I would love to be able to sit back and relax by then,
save for a little daily watering and maintenance!
Our mulch was laid last week giving the garden a much needed boost
as well as protecting all the roots and shoots
from the summer heat I'm sure is still to come.

Except for vegetables we don't have much planting to do
as I'm beginning to run out of space.  Did I just say that?  Nahhhh!
I can always do a bit and there is always re-arranging!
But first we are tackling a couple little "hardscape" jobs.
Yesterday we put in landscape timbers around the outside of the kitchen garden.
First thinking we would just kind of pop them around the edge.
Quick and easy - Right?
 Then we decided to put husbands tools to use and do something a little sturdier.
They are all dug in, and connected with brackets.
Even running into then full speed with a mower won't budge them!
Now the strawberries are happy and I have a little added space for planting!
Next up is placing rocks!
More on that next time!
Till then enjoy this photo of my Clematis  . . . she's just starting to blossom!
Happy digging,
Lori Ann

1 comment:

Mouse Droppings Fine Folk Art said...

your garden looks lovely Lori Ann....looking forward to seeing more posts. hugs susan