Who would think that a plain pile of dirt could be such a comforting sight?
This heap of soil next to the house may look like absolutely nothing--no plants, no flowers, no edging even--but it's really one of my best garden beds. Yesterday, it was a gaping hole. My (self-proclaimed) personal superhero back-filled it overnight. This morning, it's a patch of earth waiting to receive spring bulbs. The off-color grass, which was under a tarp, should green up in a week or two. Superhero guy will give the sweet pea trellis a fresh coat of stain before it's re-erected in one corner of the bed this spring. Thanks, VPS!
Coming soon: Mr. French's French drain.