Yesterday was beautifully cool -- and rain was on its way so I wanted to get caught up with the weeding and hoeing. A few rainy days and what were tiny green specks in the dirt can become great lolloping weeds.
Chipmunks have planted sunflowers for me here and there. I'll thin this clump down to two.
William is watching from his post in front of my lone artichoke plant.
The caveman approach to gardening -- a rib bone is great for tight spots. (The soil in the box beds comes from the chicken yard where our food scraps go to be turned into compost. Bones often show up and I make use of them.)
Shade cloth really extends the growing season for lettuce.
Imagine how virtuous I felt when just as I was finishing the last bit of weeding and hoeing, the thunder began.
Of course, there was still time for one more day lily picture. . . And then the rain came.