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Old 1 Week Ago   #61
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Nice looking dirt.

Too bad it's got bibbits.
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DM, Thank you.

It was a long day of tilling the soil. Tomorrow brings less work. I'll be working on the raised beds.

The nerve disease is telling me to stop moving, but my mind still thinks my body is 17, and I'm finding it difficult to go to sleep tonight.

Tomorrow, if my body allows, I'll work on the raised beds more than we already did today. They still need mulch mowed and tilled.
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Tell your body about the rewards in the spring and summer.

For some reason last night I couldn't get to sleep. Went to bed because I was tired and just lay there for hours. Minnie took the occasion to find a new nest for each of my positions, some of them on top of me. That was cool, but I prefer sleep.

Of course, as soon as I type her name, here comes the little beast. "Yes, I'm coming to bed in a minute!"
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Here's how we're preparing the raised beds. First picture shows the amount of oak leaves added. The second picture is what it looked like after mulch mowing. The last two pictures are the results after tilling and raking.

The raised beds have Elbon cereal rye, handfuls of 10-10-10 fertilizer, Garden tech Sevin granuals for grubs, cutworms, etc. And oak leaves.
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