The cactus

cactusWhen I decided to pull weeds today I never expected to find this!

What is a cactus doing in our front garden?  Until now, I never even knew that succulents could grow outdoors in our zone!

With all the things that need doing around the house, weeding is hardly a priority. But it helps me feel as if I’m making progress on something. It takes a long time to pull out the weeds then pick out the nails, tiny bits of shingles and shakes left over from the roofing redo, but it’s worthwhile in that everything looks much nicer when it’s done.