Thursday, May 24, 2007
Pond in progress
Two trucks worth of pond guys came this morning; by afternoon it will be finished. I hastily (having spent the previous evening drinking mojitos with friends in the garden rather than moving plants) moved all the plants about an hour before they came, but I think that's best. They will spend as little time out of the ground as possible. (Mojitos are an excellent way to use up whatever mint you might have coming up here and there.)
If I had sat down and thought about it, I could not have come up with a worse time to move these early summer-blooming perennials, but they're all quite sturdy, even aggressive, and he's leaving me some space so some of them can encircle the pond.
It will be fun to rearrange them; it will give me a opportunity to actually think about where I am putting plants. That would be new.
So by 4 p.m. or so (maybe earlier), this (below) will become …