An infinity of bricks becomes an affinity for the garden. April 6, 2019Coatsville Update, Gardening Leave a comment Storm approaching, and the tulips close. Fish from the upper pond made a winter migration to the lower pond- @30 swimmers. Came back to my fist attempt at bricklaying, and finished the far side. Nora notes that this time I staggered the bricks. Good master! Tuesday’s gardening moved a few little bushes, and added in 30 new plantings- many went into this long run of bedding around the lilacs set last fall. Daffodils were laid flat by our snow squall last week, but perked right back up. Hyacinths are the first strong perfume of spring. The back run. Lots has happened. You can walk around, linking to the front! At the top of the steps is this brick landing, followed by three layers of steps. The stepping stones are bricks sunk on end, so they remain stable without edging.The log planter was converted to a hugel and planted with elephant ears a few weeks back. The big log hugelcultur is finished and planted, with 5 acea (5ft flowering multicolored columns), and 5 flox (3ft pink shrubs). This new section of brick leads to the mulch roller’s new platform. I took out two old stumps (I had cut out a slew of “trees of heaven” when I took this section of yard back from the neighbors years ago, setting the irrigation ditch into underground tubing) and completed the line of concrete pillars. There’s always a project that needs done before you can get to the project… All tidied up. The seemingly infinite pile of bricks feeding these new additions is nearly caput. Lucky is happy with the increased foot traffic around his corral.