Let's Get Dirty | All Blogs


Blank slate

By Laurena Mayne Davis

In the weeks leading up to the wind and the rain that temporarily halted all but the hardiest of local gardeners’ efforts, it was a real who’s who of garden contributors around my house.

Mind you, I was the only one running the shovel and the wheelbarrow, but everyone played a part.

For those interspersed warm spring days are the times when I fling open coop, cage and pen doors, and scoop and scoop and scoop.

 

 

 

 

Oreo and her two suitemates did their part to fuel the compost pile.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jacque and her fellow hens gave and gave and gave.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miss Fancy and her mother, Little Bit, went above and beyond.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After weeks of scooping, shoveling and rototilling, I have a fertilized, loamy blank slate.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now it’s up to the garden gnomes to stand guard against pests.
 

COMMENTS

Please Login or Register to leave a comment.




Recent Posts
SOLITARY FOR THANKSGIVING
By Nic.Korte
Friday, November 25, 2016

Cut the Chord - AI Headphones Are Hear
By David Goe
Friday, November 11, 2016

EXOTICA II
By Nic.Korte
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Motown: Yesterday, Today, and Forever
By David Goe
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

WHY BIRDERS FLOCK TO COLORADO: PART 2
By Nic.Korte
Friday, October 28, 2016


TOP JOBS




THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Advertiser Tearsheet
Information

© 2016 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy