Here's an artistic view of the community garden at the chalkface.
I lovingly call it, a sow's ear.
A facsimile Sow's Ear*, somewhere else in the world.As promised, here's an update on the community garden*. Anyone who has worked in a variety of chalkfaces knows that most co-curricula projects such as community gardens are bit sow's earrish, due to budget constraints, the ongoing need for volunteer labour and other factors that seem to constantly impede progress.
It can be a bit of a circus, only to receive this at the end!
gotten the chalkface's green patch off the ground.
I still have it, because, I-am-a-hoarder.
A Hills Hoist, an Aussie icon.
One helper, lovely L, even apologised early one morning for 'just turning up, to work in the garden!'
She hoped I wouldn't mind.
No apology needed.
The other was otherwise busy once and sent her husband in to help.
What's not to love.
The garden gladdens my heart.