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Tending Garden


My hand is better, but not good enough for stitching.  So, there's been no thoughts of a quiet half hour of stitching to help me get through the day.  Instead I've been spending more time tending the garden.



This dwarf papyrus is totally unsuitable to a dry climate but is happy in a container of annuals. 


The grape vines are full of grapes.  Last year we got 5 grapes, now have too many to count.



More annuals.



I'm trying mint again, in a contiainer.  Despite it's reputation for taking over, I always end up killing it.  So far it's doing a good job of taking over.  But, as it turns out, there's competion.



Despite my best efforts, the wild rose is back.  If they both survive the winter there will be an epic battle for contol of the barrel.  I can't believe this is the same barrel I wrote about last spring.  All the plants have grown like crazy.  Even the chives are holding their own against the mint.

 



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