Saturday, August 4, 2012

Checking in

It's been a while since I've posted, and it'll be a while longer! I'm hard at work, getting ready to plant the fall garden, which involves digging eight inches of Bermuda grass roots out of every raised bed. In addition to gardening and my full-time job, I'm also finishing up my 50 volunteer hours toward becoming a Travis County Master Gardener. In a few weeks, I'll be running away to two of my most favorite places in the universe, Big Bend National Park and Balmorhea State Park. Hope you're having a great summer and I'll fill you in, in a few weeks!

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  1. Best of luck to you in getting it all done - I'm right there with you! And enjoy your desert trip, as we'll probably cross paths as I head to something greener.

  2. I share your passion for Big Bend. Looking forward to seeing your photos. I know they'll be gorgeous!

  3. Bermuda...I think it's just a half step behind kudzu, with being the world's most invasive plant. It at least feels that way when you're trying to keep it out of places you don't want it.
    Have a great trip. That water at Balmorhea is so cold!!! It'll feel good.

  4. Have a great trip, Caroline! I look forward to seeing your pics when you get back to blogging.