Sometimes you’re sure of yourself and sometimes you think “Crap. Did I just rip a hole in my yard?”
I remember last year when the first spot was tilled away. Nice, cute little small spot. And I thought “Guess I better plant stuff now,” as I scratched my head. “No choice. That’s dirt now and not grass.”
The tilling for this year is done and the garden is just a couple hundred square feet bigger. I didn’t want to bite off more than I could chew, but it should allow me to grow a lot more of the things I liked the most and add a few new things.
And this time around I wasn’t fully struck by the gaping hole in my yard. It felt better. I think I’m ready. Let’s see what grows this time.
Here’s last year’s patch and the freshly tilled, larger patch for this year: