When I needed a break from crocheting, I cleared two of the raised beds in the garden. I harvested the lone watermelon and set it in the refrigerator to chill. If I'm lucky, it was ripe.
Today I planted the two beds with four varieties of edible pod peas. I'm planting them two weeks earlier this year in the hope that the last heat of summer will give them a head start so that they're larger and tougher when the rainy season slugs come out to play.
Once that was accomplished, I started tidying up the yard in preparation for winter. I pruned off this season's blackberry branches to make room for the ones that will produce next year. I harvested even more cherry tomatoes for freezing. In between all these tasks, I finished processing four pints of relish from last week.
I had intended to go grocery shopping, but by the time I got done in the yard, it was too late in the afternoon. I'll have to make do until next week.