Green UP! #MFRWAuthor #BOB

“How can you live in the desert when you love gardening?” or “What’s it like to live with no water?”

I’ve heard these questions and more during the more than a decade since we moved to New Mexico. To be accurate I don’t live in the desert, I live on the Plains, up against the IMG_9896 (1)

Sandia Mountains.  Yes, it can be dry, like this time last year…I hadn’t had to mow yet.

 

 

 

 

IMG_0441Then we have a few rain ‘events’ like this and next thing you know:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s green as far as the eye can see IMG_0455

Out here that’s pretty darned far. My mower is getting a workout but I’ve fallen way behind in gardening chores.

The trumpet vine is threatening to take over the side of the house, producing even more of a wild and crazy look. Life has taken an abrupt jolt with the addition of a long time friend who needed a place to settle and get better. And I needed something to give me a push to get back to my writing. In between doing battle with the local equivalent of lawn AKA weeds!

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the ongoing garden project!

Life does not suck.

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2 responses to “Green UP! #MFRWAuthor #BOB

  1. Ah, the challenges of gardening in a climate. It’s all part of the deal.

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