Solar Production 2016 and 2018

Solar Production 2016 and 2018

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Planting Garlic-- Project Creep

  1. Survey the bed. The corner posts on one side are seriously rotten.
  2. Go inside for a cup of tea.
  3. Shovel out dirt from long side of the bed.
  4. Find the piece of 4 by 4 post left over from the last project.
  5. Find the saw.
  6. Cut the post piece in half.
  7. Find the hammer and long nails.
  8. Place the post—of course, it doesn't quite fit.
  9. Dig some more.
  10. Untangle hair from blackberry bramble for the third time.
  11. Trim the blackberry bramble and put it in the compost.
  12. Dig out the bed a bit more.
  13. Pound on the boards.
  14. Remove rusted nails.
  15. Place posts and hammer into place.
  16. Pick up potatoes unearthed in digging process.
  17. Chase the cat.
  18. Refill the trenches and rake the bed smooth.
  19. It’s starting to rain—again. Find all tools and put them away.
  20. Walk to the Farmer’s Market for garlic to plant.
  21. Plant garlic—60 cloves.
  22. Sow ceremonial wheat in the second third of the bed.
  23. Layer bed with straw and leaves.
  24. Place chicken wire over the entire bed to discourage cat and chicken action.
  25. Chase chickens off the bed.

1 comment:

  1. LOL! I love that post - especially the part about going in for tea. 'Seems every project out our way takes twice as long and costs twice as much. I feel ya'! :)