help in the garden

I have an assistant this year.

Watering the mixed greens:

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She loves watering.

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She’s just figured out how to spray the hose. (Good and bad from my perspective, as you might guess.)

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She’s a little manic.

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Breaking up dirt clods: the job for the garden fork when she’s not using it to scratch her back.

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She is game for raking despite the somewhat outsized rake.

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Did I mention that she loves to water?

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Washing the duck (she is strangely neurotic about a dirty watering can):

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This is what Wesley does to help in the garden. (He fell asleep on the way home from the gym today so we decided to stay outside instead of waking him up.)

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Bonus pic of Wesley, just because he’s been neglected lately photo-wise:

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