The deer have devasted the bee forage at the sanctuary to the point that any effort to grow any is pointless and disheartening.
So for the past 10 days I've been purging the beds.
I dreaded the work what with my deteriorating ankle and other new and painful ailments that would make digging impossible.
But I hit upon a solution: I used my sawsall to do the heavy lifting, so to speak.
Thanks goodness it's been a dry few weeks, the soil, while hard, is quite crumbly and the saw blade got up the roots.
45+ plants took half-a-dozen blades, but well worth the price. I could never have done all this with a shovel.
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