I got my first sunburn of the year yesterday. It's not bad. They rarely are for me, but I can feel this one a little on the back and sides of my neck.
The girls and I worked in the garden for a while. We planted some snap peas, chives, and asparagus, but most of the time I was out there I was just trying to prepare the soil. Since I've been quite lax in the past about using mulch, grass and weed roots pervade my designated garden spots, and I try to get rid of them as I go.
I've never tried to grow asparagus before, and I'm looking forward to it: Not only do I like eating it, but I think the plants are attractively large and interesting. I hope they do all right.
I still need to plant some garlic bulbs and spinach, and I need to get the tomatoes and broccoli going in the starter trays I just bought.
After we worked in the garden, we all went to