Garden

CRW_0009A robin who was singing into the sun turns his back for the camera and scratches it’s ass.

It was good to get out and catch up with the garden. Despite good intentions I am once again behind. Spring always seems to sneak up.

The garden needed digging. The garlic, planted in the fall is not yet up, it could be because it was trampled by the deer before the ground froze. It is hard to say if it will come up. The weeds got shaken and tossed to the side. Tomorrow I plan on running a rototiller through the garden and maybe get a few spuds in the ground. I’ve started a few plants inside, but they are not ready to be put out.

I think we should prepare for another dry one.

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During the week Lisa and I headed behind the mountain along the creek. There is more yahoos in the bush then ever. We saw some people shooting down the road. We weren’t in their line, but somebody could have easily been. Before I could think, I was out of my truck and asking them what the hell they thought they were doing. They apologized, which I didn’t give a damn about.

Lisa calmly asked, once I got back in the truck, if my new thing is giving people carrying high powered rifles shit?

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The sun felt good today. My head has been clogged with a cold. The first one I can remember in years. My arms are sunburnt and scratched from pulling out the old raspberry canes. Very fine day.

3 thoughts on “Garden

  1. Jim R

    My garden is still wet. I hope to borrow my neighbor’s tiller later in the week and stir in the compost I had delivered.

    Perhaps Lisa is wise to suggest not making people mad who have guns. I do completely understand why you were pissed. I would be, too.

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  2. Julie@frogpondfarm

    Sounds like a full on day Bob! Hope that garlic does its stuff. I finally planted some .. keep your fingers crossed for me 🙂 phew it was brave of you. People are such pratts with guns. Do take care though Bob!

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