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RE: Looking for the weekend!

Sounds like till you get the gophers under check
there,  maybe you shouldn't plant anything new cause
it may become lunch.

Glad you got some areas cleaned out, that is always
tedious work when you want to be creating and

Sorry, I misunderstood your cutting back...:)


--- Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT
<cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:

> I'm only cutting back the vegetable garden, so I can
> concentrate on getting
> the ornamental gardens back into shape. So far so
> good, I planted lettuce
> seed yesterday and used up all last year's packets.
> I think lettuce seed is
> one of those things better planted with fresh seed
> but it should be okay. 
> I wasn't planning on buying much for either garden,
> but when I looked at all
> the bare spots in the ornamental areas I
> rationalized that planting new
> things would inspire me to even more maintenance.
> Yes, that's the ticket. 
> Anyway I didn't get the plants for the back fence in
> the ground. I forgot
> that the irrigation controller for that part broke
> earlier in the winter and
> husband has not fixed it yet. Since he was busy too
> it will have to wait for
> next weekend. I did put in all the salvias and
> erigonum (buckwheat) in my
> dry garden. And I weeded for a couple hours in there
> and dumped 4 barrels of
> grass for the chickens - they were happy. I got
> about half of it done so
> that was good. 
> We trapped six gophers just this weekend and there
> are mounds absolutely
> everywhere. Husband set more traps amongst the fruit
> trees, in the dry
> garden, well just about everywhere we have plants we
> want to keep. You would
> not believe my back yard. Between the lawn and the
> veggie garden fence there
> is a lot of empty space we don't do anything with.
> My dogs have been digging
> for gophers back there and it looks like the
> trenches of WWI. I guess I
> won't need to clip their nails for awhile. 
> At least the weather was reasonable. Saturday was
> windy and cold but we were
> working a garage sale so I didn't care much. Sunday
> was mostly overcast but
> at least it was not windy, and it was relatively
> warm. We're expecting rain
> again tomorrow - let it rain during the week, that's
> what I ask.
> Cyndi

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