April 25, 2009. Our "cutting garden": the scene of much activity today and yesterday. Even though it's not actually a cutting garden in the real sense of the word, this does tend to be a border where annuals play the lead role. Some years it looks nice, other years it suffers from neglect, rampant volunteer plants, and haphazard plant placement. Last year wasn't one of its better ones, so I cleaned house big time yesterday, to set the stage for Amy's work today (pssst: a little secret - when I want Amy to join me in the garden, I need to have a good, long-overdue job waiting). Between annual seeds, some annuals purchased at the local big-lot store, a few annuals contributed from my seedling stash, and a cherry tomato, the beginnings of a colorful border are in place. Stay tuned for updates...
I should have captured Amy at work, but I was too busy setting out seedlings