The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #59418   Message #3364645
Posted By: Amos
17-Jun-12 - 03:06 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
SOunds like you are having dog days early, there, Still!

The ditch was dug, the pipe repaired, the planting holes made right and the new plantings planeted--a voracious and ebullient bougainvillea in the corner and three small Ceanothis plants that will rapidly grow wide and tall and vivid blue. Then we laid down stones around them to act as heat sinks near the stems and mulch outside the stones, and gave each of the Ceanothus thirty gallons of water as a kickoff. They are native plants and will never see or need that much water again, but this is a recommended starter technique. I crawled into bed aching in joints that weren't designed to be joints and muscles that God never intended me to find, but the job was done.

Home despots anonymous is a very fine idea, LH. I should think they could take up worm farming to compensate for having driven away all their families.