Weeded, stone picked and augmented all eleven beds
Put new boards around four of them-the remainder will be a winter project
Planted a strawberry bed with a mixture of June bearing and Everbearing plants. No strawberries yet as we nipped off the flowers to encourage growth.
Tomato plants just appeared one day in the beets and parsnips. ?seeds in compost ?birds. Despite interfering with my planting plans we left them and they are covered in fruit. The beets like their new friends the parsnips not so much.
The three smallest and saddest beds were seeded with buckwheat as green manure. The flowers attract pollinators so it is doing double duty. Later these beds will contain our winter crops.
Rose rescue mission in progress. More on that in another post.
Deer have discovered the sweet peas and consider them a gourmet snack. If you are a long time reader you will know sweet peas are a must have in my garden. How I Became a Gardener Part 1
The to do list for the garden seems as long as ever. The to do list for the house is lost.
On other fronts
I'm collating images for our garden club cookbook
Attending numerous meetings about the new library-it's an uphill battle
Just stopped taking antibiotics for strep throat. Off to the doc's for a recheck later this week. Please let it be gone, I can't face any more pills.