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Busy times, but fun times!

by Janet Carson May 9, 2022 at 7:25 a.m.

May sure started out pretty nice.  The weather was balmy, even cool at times until Sunday evening, then the temperature rose, and the humidity hit with a vengeance.  The AC is now on, and if the forecast is right, it is going to get really hot this week.  It was a great week with plant shopping

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, (where I ran into so many people I knew, that what was going to be a quick jaunt for some plants, turned into an all-day event!

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),  mah jong playing, a trip to Memphis with friends,

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book club

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and then Mother's Day.  My son had to work, but my daughter and her husband and Clay cooked me breakfast and then I got a day of garden help!  It could not have been a better gift.  Their friend Donny helped too, and 20 bags of mulch were moved and spread in record time,

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holes were dug,

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big plants planted, pots on the deck were emptied in preparation for planting, and pruning and pulling of weeds was accomplished.

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 Clay even mowed the grass!  It is amazing how much can get done when you have help.  Then to top off the week, Randy and I went to a 50th wedding anniversary party in Hot Springs.

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 A full week for sure.  This week is a bit of a slower pace and hopefully I can get more plants in the ground, and perhaps more plant shopping . . . it is a sickness!

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