This past Tuesday, we met again at our first garden for a much needed rehaul. It was out with the old, in with the new - the new being a generous number of leafy lettuces, broccoli, chard, and herbs like cilantro, parsley, sage, dill, and rue.
We also planted a few more flowers. Here, a new GP'er makes his legacy with a butterfly weed.
Erin donated a couple of pea seeds, which we planted to climb up the fence.
Rarely seen on film, our documentarian, Katy, gets some action shots.
We were pleased that a few "friends of the Posse," who hadn't previously attended a dig, came to help out.
The garden was pretty pleased about the new compost. The plants actually sang as they were watered (I swear).
And purely for aesthetics, we added a rock border around both the flower and the vegetable beds. It makes it look a lot cleaner.
Our constant visitor during this whole process was a small cat who kept running across the street while cars were coming. "No, kitty!" we cried. The drivers would look at us like we were responsible for this not-so-wise creature. I think it's been adopted by the restaurants across the street and given the affectionate name of "Lunchmeat."
Here's a group shot of the Garden Posse after a satisfying dig.
Thanks to Erin for taking the photos, thanks always to Sam and Shoal Creek Nursery for providing the plants and soil, and thanks to everyone who showed up! A good time was had by all.
Next week, more good times (with food!) will be had at Travis' house in South Austin. Travis will be providing details soon.