Gardening at night (during the day)

Kate's not sure about the whole notion of adding compost to the dirt.

Kate's not sure about the whole notion of adding compost to the dirt.

-with a little help from my friends.  Picked up 7 Blue Oat Grass and 6 Ruby Star Purple cone flowers- both native and drought resistant plants that should survive a harsh Chicago alley environment (knock on wood).    Rather than turn our back on the alley, we chose to embrace it.

The compost- GROSS! but oh so good.

The compost- GROSS! but oh so good.

But she goes for it anyway!

But she goes for it anyway!

Grandpa and Kate at work

Grandpa and Kate at work

Grandpa with a Cone Flower

Grandpa with a Cone Flower

The finished product!  Victory!

The finished product! Victory!

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One Response to Gardening at night (during the day)

  1. John says:

    Now *this* is the true meaning of “doing something green.” Kudos for both the back alley’s little garden and the front street’s bigger Ugly Duckling. And with posts like this, call me hooked.

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