…our vegetable garden!
There it was, sitting undisturbed. The bees buzz gently about. The sun shines. All is well with its world until…chaos hits in the form of the residents of Casa Tyr!
That’s right, I’m a bit giddy after standing for hours bent in half, weeding the garden. It’s not good to have all the blood rushing to your head, that’s for sure!
We knew the garden would be bad – we had had a week of showery weather, followed by 2 days of warm sunshine. And oh man, were we right! Looking at the brassicas, onions, garlic and seedlings, you could hardly see the plants for the weeds. There was nothing for it but to dig in (geddit? har har)
So dig in we did. I started weeding the tender seedlings by hand, while Kenton tackled the brassicas with his hoe. Then I followed behind him weeding close to the plants. And after that? We weeded around the fruit trees (plum, cherry, peach, pear) and the soft fruit (blackberries and raspberries). It took several hours of literally back-breaking work, but now our garden is back to its usual stunning self.
The dogs helped by usually staying out of the way, except for the occasional run across the rows of vegetables, always good for a chase and a yell from us!
At the end of our morning, we felt it was a job well done. In a few week’s time, we’ll be handsomely rewarded with caulis, broccoli, cabbage and more.