This Time Of The Year

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The garden starts producing and getting a bit messy around the edges.

With the heat and mosquitoes I have been practicing ‘speed gardening’!

Quick water, quick harvest, quick dead head, quick weeding…oh heck,

I’ll get those weeds next time.

This Spot Of Ground

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A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.
The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.
There is no spot of ground, however arid, bare or ugly, that cannot be tamed into such a state as may give an impression of beauty and delight.
The lesson I have thoroughly learnt, and wish to pass on to others, is to know the enduring happiness that the love of a garden gives.
Gertrude Jekyll

Critters

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Jimmy doesn’t love dogs.

Mini Donkey’s see dogs as enemy, they are known to fight off Coyotes.

But Jimmy loves Dahlia, the Mini Dachshund.

Someone, who shall remain nameless, recently asked ‘why do you have a donkey?’.

Need I say anymore?