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A New Bed for the Coastal Coral Tree with a Cardboard Weed Barrier | Mind Your Dirt
Before I begin this post, I'd like to say how today was total providence! I began this project around 9 am as overhead clouds hung low and fat with a promise of rain. After having THE hottest summer in recorded history, getting a day like today to work outside is truly a gift. As I labored away, which you will see below, I would often stop and look up with a ginormous grin on my face as fat drops of water pounded my face. Exactly when I took my very last photograph after finishing this project, the sun popped out around 2pm and the heat came back with a vengeance. Just as I was slipping in the front door to sit in front of my many fans. My feelings can best be summed up via the masterpiece film A Scanner Darkly, based on the Phillip K. Dick novel. See it. Read it. Now. I'm calling this a sign that today's post was meant to be. That said, let's begin. My coastal coral tree, which I've written about a few times here, has proven to be quite the fast grower. Every year it doubles in size