Thursday, May 29, 2008

What's under the tarp

Right now, there's nothing under the tarp. What was under the tarp was 5 yards of sweet peet and 5 yards of municipal yard waste compost. The yard compost doesn't hold water like sweet peet so we used it to make, what should be, our last planting area. We say this every year, but this year we really mean it. We have run out of room. By using sweet peet, we have eliminated the use of chemical fertilizers. I guess that makes us organic gardeners. Yippee.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

How much wood can a woodchuck...

You know the rest. The answer is not much. These guys are babies. I bet they can munch through a green garden in no time flat. It seems that a mother and three little woodchucks (cubs, pups, I don't know what they are called) have taken up residence under my mother-in-law's back porch. I wonder if Purina makes woodchuck chow. Wow, maybe we can add that to the tune that's going to rattle around your head for the rest of the day.