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Gardening and sewing today!

Well, we’re preparing our raised garden beds for our spring garden.

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Micah had to do quite a bit of weed-eating,
since the weeds had taken control since last year.

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Hannah got the job of re-stringing the beds into 1-foot squares,

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and Caleb was in charge of making sure the weed debris was cleared off.

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I raked up all the weed-eated (is that an adjective?!) grass,
and then tomorrow we’ll use a mixture of
water, vinegar, and a drop or two of dishsoap to kill off the remaining growth.

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We took a moment to admire the beautiful apple blossoms on the apple trees . . .

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and then we made sure to check with our supervisors to see that
they approved of our work — they seemed to be pleased!

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Then, it was on the the next stage of the Paisley and Yellow bags —
I was able to assemble the outside of the bags . . .

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Tomorrow I’ll be hand-sewing the buttons onto the sides . . .

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So far, I’m pleased with the progress — on schedule for my Friday goal!

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2 thoughts on “Gardening and sewing today!

  1. I am so glad to have “stumbled” onto your website today! I have thoroughly enjoyed browsing your blog. What a nice looking family! And what beautiful handmades you and your daughter make! And how nice to see a family working together with gardening and sewing!! Reminds me of our family. What a blessing it is to run across a website like this. 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

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