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Our spring has been a long time coming but we waited.
The landscape rake raked mud instead of rocks., so we waited...
until finally, on this gorgeous patriotic weekend of warmth and opportunity, we finally were able to pick the rock out of the mud, make row after row in the largest of our gardens, what we call
The Half-Acre Garden.
The pumpkins, the gourds, and
the potatoes are in the ground.
One of our vegetable gardens, the one I call ' mine,' has a new fence of cedar support poles for strong wire fencing.
My 'dear' has earned his PHD as the best Post Hole Digger,
thanks to a piece of hard working equipment on a 3-point hitch.
A few of the Grandloves planted the onions for me so there
was one more important thing that needed to be done.
Tools and supplies were gathered and an afternoon to spare
while it rained one of those gentle ' garden rains ' we all love.
My dear was wondering what was spinning in my head
' this time.'
Hinges were required~the rustier the better.
The garden gate is complete~
Three things still are needed.
The ' center-piece ' needs red paint so I can see it from the house.
It also will need invisible fencing to the ground on the back side of the gate, so the masked raccoon cannot eat my corn!
and, it needs to weather with the posts before I seal it.
All I need to do now is to plant my beautifully gated garden.
Thanks to my ' dear ' for helping me build this gem.
So it went over our weekend~
YOU? How did you spend the warmth of the days?