Now that I’ve don’t have bags of mulch nagging me from the patio, I feel a bit at loose ends, deciding what my next gardening adventure is going to be.
I have many options—quests—that I can undertake.
I could go buy those additional bags of mulch I need. It would be a good test of my intentions to not let those bags languish, age properly, before spreading the mulch.
I could move around a few plants that I think are simply in the wrong place. But I think it is a bit early for that. After Labor Day is a much better time to start that quest. Plus, I’ll need to map it out. Move those plants over there, but first move the plants over there to that other spot but not before I’ve cleared that other spot. Oh my. I need to figure out where that all starts, which plant gets moved first, so that I don’t have plants pulled out with no place to put them.
And of course, there is weeding. Always weeding. By this time in the growing season, the weeding opportunities and challenges abound. Abound, I tell you. Foxtail, purslane, crabgrass, bidens, and weeds I don’t really know the names of. I am a bright green thumb when it comes to weeds. They grow quite well and prolifically here at May Dreams Gardens.
So which quest shall I choose to tackle next?
Mulching? Transplanting? Or weeding?
I think for the sake of the garden, I should choose weeding. I’d like a weed-free garden, at least for a day. It’s a quest that will keep me busy for days and days. And days.
I’ll decide in a bit. Who knows? Maybe a hitherto unknown challenge will present itself and I’ll choose it over all three of the others!
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