Day 149 – 2,024 Words/Day Process Log – Little Things

Little things matter.

Yesterday, I only had about 30 minutes to work in the garden before night overtook me. I almost didn’t go out. But I figured that since I had been away for a couple of days, I could do some basic maintenance.

  • I covered the potato plants with additional compost.
  • I made a homemade spray that’s supposed to help with pests and used it on one tomato plant that I’ve made my sacrifice plant.
  • I filled the reservoirs of the container gardens with water.
  • I deadheaded a rose plant. I didn’t get to all of the plant, but figured it was a good start.
  • I moved my seedlings because something was eating it at the current location.
  • I checked my cucumber plants which look like they are starting to flower which will put them right on track to produce in mid-June.

These were small things that didn’t take a lot of time that I would be tempted not to do because they weren’t a lot. But listing them out like I did above makes it clear how much I can accomplish in 30 minutes. I wonder what I can accomplish in 30 days.

Keep moving forward. Keep getting better.

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Day 149

Words Written To Date/Word Goals To Be On Track/Yearly Goal

219,693/301,576/740,782

About Irette Y Patterson

Irette Y Patterson is a writer of fantasy, science fiction, and romance. She has been published in FIYAH, Strange Horizons, Translunar Travelers Lounge and on the website of The Saturday Evening Post. When not writing, you can find her digging around in her garden or catching the latest musical in the theater.
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