I’ve been ignoring the gardens around the railroad for several weeks. I won’t make excuses, I just haven’t been motivated for almost a month. During that time the weeds have pretty much taken over. It seemed like an overwhelming task when I looked at the entire railroad. If I wasn’t worried about killing the good plants I’d just spray everything with weed killer.
Sunday when running a train I remembered some advice given to me many years ago by a Radio Shack district manager when he moved me into a trashed store to fix it. “Don’t look at the entire store. Look at 4 feet, floor to ceiling. Fix that, then pick another 4 foot section.” Following his advice In no time I had the store in tip-top shape. Today I decided to apply that advice to my weed problem. I chose a 5 x 3 section of garden. Within an hour it was looking great, so I finished another 5x3 section. If I can keep my motivation going through the heat and wet weather of the next few days the railroad will be looking great by the Fourth of July.
My point-and-shoot is in the car and I’m whooped, so pictures will need to wait