Lani wondered where everyone was. Well since it is spring a lot of us are outside working. I've inherited a 2-year old large yard with neglected
* If you're not where you're supposed to be, you're a weed. No matter who you are.
* Nothing can substitute for a good daily weeding. Otherwise it is a miserable chore.
* Pulling up huge roots after neglect can affect the good things around it.
* Soft soil is a pleasure to work with.
* Trying to take care of a garden beyond your ability or time constraints results only in something ugly to look upon.
* All of nature has a part in a healthy garden i.e. worms.
* The dying time of winter is vital for new growth.
* The decay of last year's growth can feed the tender shoots coming on.
* When plants are first put in the ground they are fragile and need to be encouraged a lot to grow.
* Some weeds look exactly like a perennial to me. I can't tell, but time will...
* The root system is almost always much greater in proportion to what is seen.