Bedford Ramblings
Steve Mills

Fourth of July garden musings. Hope you had a good one!

Posted Sunday, July 4, 2010, at 3:51 PM
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  • I love it when I stand quietly in the garden and hear all the activity. Bees, wasps, even flies of all shapes and sizes, butterflies, hummingbirds, and insects I can't identify. A living garden!

    The crabgrass has taken over several beds and it is too hot to get out there on a serious binge. Plus the dry weather had turned some of the beds into soft rock.

    The roots are just too tough to get right now. I find it better to loosen the soil with a fork and

    gently pull than to get the tiller out and break the roots into hundreds of new plants. It is not a "silver bullet" but it is better in the long run.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Mon, Jul 5, 2010, at 3:19 PM
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