Lately I have been forcing myself to not be as meticulous with the details of tasks I undergo as many of the jobs around the farm could require a LOT of time. However, some of these tasks will not be improved by somebody nit-picking the finer details of the job. If a row of seeds are not perfectly straight… its not a big deal.
Those five words have been very significant when it comes to being overly particular about tasks: ITS NOT A BIG DEAL. Knowing when to step back from a job and say “This will work” is often enough. I can’t imagine how long it would take to rake a 120ft-long garden row for rocks if I was trying to pick out every rock. There are numerous jobs around the farm where I have been told to not worry too much about the ultimate result as long as specific goals are met.