This is a part of the yard I want to fence in, but since I haven’t been able to do it yet, I’m trying to keep it under control. It got high on me, and I’m working to get it all back down.
There’s a creek here, so once it’s fenced in, the goats will have an area to graze that is fenced and has a creek.
And it will keep them out of my garden, where they just ate all my hostas down to the ground. I’ve been letting them out of the barnyard to “help” me, but they aren’t very task-oriented.
I have, at least, been able to keep the main parts of the yard around the house and studio down.
On the upside, despite how difficult it is to mow the part of the yard that got out of control (the mower keeps clogging because the grass is so high), I’ve been oddly excited about my mowing efforts. I can already feel that I’m stronger and have more stamina. It’s all that uphill sideways mowing, not to mention the weedeating. There’s so much that has to be weedeated–entire areas (multiple) of the yard that are too steep for mowing–that I weedeat every single day. It’s a workout!
Things are mostly looking good, though.
My neighbor came over the other day and said, “Weston must be helping you a lot. Your yard looks good.”
I said, “I did it all myself!”
I wasn’t sure he believed me. I told him Weston was in the Army in Oklahoma!
The first time the mower got clogged, I thought the mower was broken. Then it occurred to me to check underneath and I unclogged it. I felt very wise. I felt even smarter the time I figured out it was out of gas!
Don’t make fun of me. I’m a new mower.
I’m getting there!