It stopped raining long enough that Brian and I were finally able to build my new raised garden. We made an 8' by 2' box out of weather treated 2" by 8" lumber. You can see it here, as we were decided where we wanted it to go:
Then, we threw i a mix of peat, compost and top soil. Brian had a lot of fun mixing it by hand:
Sorry, Brian, that isn't the most flattering picture of you. He was telling me, "You aren't getting a smile out of me while I do this."
And here is the finished product:
Tomorrow, I am going to go get some new plants to fill it up. I am excited for some home-grown herbs and veggies. It sure does look like I am going to have an awesome summer.