Gardening weekend
French writing exercise

Jean-Pierre tells about his busy weekend he spent taking care of his garden.

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I spent all weekend in my garden. I hadn't taken care of it for several months, and my poor garden really needed attention! First I had to mow the lawn which had reached unprecedented heights. Then I weeded by hand, which took me much longer than predicted! I even had to call my wife to help so that we could finish before dinner. And the next day, there were still a lot of things left to do! I turned over the soil in the flower beds, I sowed new seeds that I covered in compost, and I trimmed the cherry tree's branches which were starting to block our bedroom window. At the end of the weekend, my back was killing me!

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