In the afternoon/evening we expect lots of rain and I wanted the gardens to be ready to be soaked. First I spread the bone/blood meal mixture and raked it all in. Then I did the same with the peat moss. I should have put the straw in after this, but it wasn’t hard to mix it all together. The peat moss would slip right through the straw to the soil when I would shake it with the rake.
I also put some peat moss around my Lillie's that are growing well. The rhubarb is also popping up! So that got some too. I had some peat moss left over and put that on my little flower garden.
It took me a good hour and after a little break I put my organic seed potatoes in the ground. I changed the spot for this year. Last year I had lost of potatoes on a ground garden. This year I’m going to try them in the above ground garden at the east side. I cut the seed potatoes in half and in total I have planted 33. I hope for a good harvest, with at least 3 kg per plant. If I’m lucky some of them will have 5 kg per plant. I hope it will be enough to last for a good part of the winter. Rain, you can come now. Gardens are ready to soak away. Hahaha.
While I was working the gardens, I noticed the Vultures from last year were back. They were circling above the yard, floating on the wind. So cool! Nice that they came back again to nest here. On my way back, I saw a beautiful big hawk that just caught a large snake. It was dangling from his claws when he was flying to find a spot to eat it. I stopped to make a picture, but as soon I stopped the truck, he flew up and away. It was awesome I saw him though. Not 1 minute later, I saw another hawk, flying up from the side of the road. I never saw him until he flew away. Alongside the roads there are always little ground squirrels. They stand straight up to see what’s up and as soon I pass with the truck, they hide in a tunnel. They look so cute. One wood squirrel ran over the road right in front of the truck. Lucky I never drive fast. He made it to the other side safely. The goose is still on her nest at the side of the road. No babies yet. Next time I will try to make another picture of her.