Friday, June 13, 2008

Well, it almost begins.

Helpful b-i-l did not make it by with the compactor until almost 7:30 this evening. He did show me how to use it, and egged me on when I was talking about getting some nice xeric perennials from here :

www.highcountrygardens.com

So they should arrive sometime this week for planting next weekend. The compactor really does seem easy to use, so it will be just running it over my sand a bit, then wheeling wheelbarrows of gravel back there and raking it all flat and compacting some more. It will be nice and walkable, and then I can go lie down and do nothing for the rest of the weekend. OR I can go help mister helpful, who, it turns out, is not available to help me shovel gravel tomorrow a.m. He did, however, call his (large and athletic) brother who totally owes me a favor and might come help out...

2 comments:

Alana in Canada said...

I hope it's all done (and with the help of the b-i-l's brother) and you're relaxing with something tall and cool at the moment.

Anne (in Reno) said...

All done. Now to bed. Of course 9:30 is a perfectly good bedtime for a Saturday night!