In my garden journal entry for today, I can write that I mowed the lawn for the first time this season. The lawn crisis has passed.No, I did not get my mower back from its spring tune-up. They still have it. No, I did not borrow a mower, as no one I knew well enough to ask if I could borrow their mower had one that was in working order. No, I did not steal a mower!I bought a spare mower. Not just any spare. A near bottom of the line basic push mower spare. Within 10 minutes of bringing it home, … [Read more...] about Lawn Crisis has Passed
No one is allowed to talk to me about mowing their lawn this spring.No one is allowed to ask me if I’ve mowed my lawn for the first time this year or talk about mowing their lawn. And right now, I don’t even want to hear the sounds of my neighbors mowing their lawns.Why? Because, I want to mow my lawn and my lawn desperately wants and needs me to mow it. But I can’t because I took my mower to the hardware store on March 12th for the pre-season … [Read more...] about Please Don’t Ask Me About My Lawn!
No, I've not run out of pictures of flowers and other more interesting plants in the garden. I just wanted to show everyone how green the grass is in MID AUGUST in the midwest, at least where I live. This is in my backyard yesterday after I finished mowing the lawn. And I have not watered the lawn even once this year.Trust me, this is not what a lawn usually looks like this time of year around these parts. It is almost surreal how green it is right now.We have had a great year as far as rain … [Read more...] about Green – My Favorite Color