THE WATER CALLS

I’m torn between being in the garden and getting out on the water…you believe that story?

Truth is I ain’t torn at all…just need an excuse...

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 so here it is…another weather report for ya.

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And these two red kayaks look awfully forlorn just sitting there…they’re like fish out of water...so off we go…as you’re reading this.

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 Not much been happenin’ in the garden actually…just waiting for all things edible to grow…

 Mr. Denim and I did spend considerable time yesterday {in between my weeding} planning out a new garden gate entry.

Simple puhlease…as in rustic…and nothing ornate. Ever.

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 Hopefully we’ll get to that pretty darn quick.

 My hop vines need more places to meander and loop. Seems they grow 6" a day.

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 I harvested my two green cabbages…yeehaw!!! I see corned beef and cabbage on the menu this week.

Funny how the regular green cabbage did fine but the Napa Cabbage bolted and I have nothing to show for it. Go figure.  Gardening is always a mystery.

Oh…the girls got to eat the leaves and flowers. I guess they made out OK. Better than I did.

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Now the bed looks bare waiting for the pole beans and zucchini and crookneck to grow.

And something I learned the hard way yesterday while winding twine around the teepees…either build the teepees fully accessible so you can walk around and string…or else have a helper.

It’s just like stringing lights on a Christmas tree.

It was #@*!#&% doing it solo!!  Translation: frustrating.

And don’t look too close. Argh.

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The last window opening was cut in the future greenhouse…FINALLY!  It’s just a hole in the wall right now. Literally.

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PS…pretend you don’t see all the window muntins gone…they were all there once upon a time!

Another lesson learned as far as adhesive. They’ll be back up soon. Of course…that’s Mr. Denim’s lesson learned…hehe.

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I planted hop and Virginia Creeper vines along the west fence panel for shade from hot afternoon sun. Looks kinda messy right now.

 I was hoping that my Napa Cabbage and broccoli planted in the same beds wouldn’t bolt…but they did.

Guess it’s the temperature and not the shade. Lesson learned.

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I put in the tomato cages...

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and luckily for me they still had bird reflective tape on them from last year.

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OK…over and out for now…the temps are rising…gotta get out on the water and cool myself off.

Good grief...I’ve learned enuf this past week!  I deserve some R & R!

And so do y’all…get your toes in some sand and water…and R.E.L.A.X. for the Fourth of July!

PS…Can you believe it’s July already?!?