Gardening

2014 Garden – It Begins!

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It’s been a long winter – today the garden finally begins! It is the first really great day for getting some good work in. There have been a few here and there with sun, but it was either windy or soggy. Too much rain tends to make our yard like a marsh and not so fun. But today – it is lovely!

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A friend dropped off a load of chippings last month and they have been sitting here waiting for transport into the garden, but alas…

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There is some weeding to be done first. This bed was one of the last harvested this winter, so it never got turned. The others are pretty weed free. I added some sand to all the beds last fall and am now adding some mushroom compost to give them a boost.

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The path however needs a good deal of work. It amazes me that this is all growing in the mulch! Thankfully the weed-cover I put underneath the cedar makes them easy to pull. Hopefully by tomorrow that pile of chippings will be in its new home and my garden will be on its way.

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