What should we say?
It's definitely WORK....lifting, hauling, shoveling, pulling, bending over...but it doesn't FEEL like work when you love what you are doing.
I didn't PIDDLE, I didn't SURVEY the garden, I...I..we just don't have the correct verb in English for this process...I GARDENED in the GARDEN is a true statement, but a bit redundant don't you think?
Maybe someone in another country has a better verb that means work, but not in a bad way. Can anyone help me? I guess I could look on an online Thesaurus, but it's still sunny and warm right out the window and I need to get back to
Putting in a new bed. The front grass will become a gravel area. My water bill is too high and this area too dry.
The bees are busy! Azaleas all around Houston are still in bloom.