The water was in desperate need of clearing, the Eud de cologne mint was choking it. So out it came and I only had to rescue one little fish who'd become beached.
A bit of clearing round the edges and it was so much better.
However the other end had a large Russian Sage bush that was slowly taking over the whole area. This is a very hardy plant and pretty when it flowers but the foliage stinks. It was all or nothing here, so it’s gone.
I was struggling with it when Doc (Hubby) came home from work and said he'd have a go. It only took him one swing of the pick to dislodge the entire plant.
(I still say I loosened it for him).
Just needed to clear the ground and get some plants to put in and it was finished.
Plants chosen were: White Lavender, Prostrate Rosemary, Erigeron Daisy, Bronze Fennel, a couple of Yarrow plants, Ajuga and seedling Wallflowers.
I had some helpers (other than Doc) today in the garden:
The Old Girl Chooks: Mama, Tippy and Dapple but they were mostly hiding!
The Ninja Cat
Even Lucky Dog was there to help today!