Gardening zen part II

Potted up cucumbers

Potted up cucumbers

In my last post, I mentioned that I sometimes feel overwhelmed with gardening tasks and that I need to slow down and make sure gardening is fun, not a burden. Part of the problem is that I tend to be a weekend warrior, doing the vast bulk of my gardening in just a day or two on the weekend.  This week, I am trying something different.  Each night, I’m going to do just one (or maybe two) small tasks.  That way, I should be able to get caught up without feeling overwhelmed by a long to do list.  Tonight, I repotted the cucumber seedlings. I’m going to have way more plants than I’ll need, but I’ll give away the extras. After the cucumbers, I planted the pole beans.  So, two items off my list! I’ll leave you today with a few more flower pictures from the garden.  The rhodie is particularly striking.

Mini dwarf Necta Zee nectarine fruit

Mini dwarf Necta Zee nectarine fruit

Cecile Brunner climbing rose

Cecile Brunner climbing rose

Mystery rhododendron flower

Mystery rhododendron flower

Happy zen gardening.



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6 Responses to Gardening zen part II

  1. lilybenne says:

    Great post, Sandy! I spent some time watering tonight and like the idea of enjoying a task or two a day.

  2. Hi Lillian, some of those cukes will be coming your way this week! 🙂

  3. Kathy M says:

    I’m envious of your rhodie! Beautiful.

  4. kitsapfg says:

    I am a big advocate of doing small amounts daily so that the gardening weekend does not become overwhelming. It sounds like you had a very productive evening!

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