Category Archives: Spring

It’s raining, it’s pouring

It’s been raining buckets, and the forecast is for thunderstorms for the next 10 days, followed by JUST showers!  Sigh!  My heart is going out to all the farmers and those who depend on agriculture for income, because there has … Continue reading

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Heavenly Sunshine!

“Heavenly sunshine! Heavenly sunshine!  Flooding my soul with glory divine!”  After four days of rain a big dose of heavenly sunshine was just what was needed!  I spent most of the day in the potager doing bits of this and … Continue reading

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Continued….

The rain continues…the fourth day in a row, accompanied by cold temps and a chilling wind.  No planting, too soggy to even move plants to the greenhouse, too windy to move any plants outside to harden off.   Even the … Continue reading

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Emergence!

  The first seeds sown outdoors in 2019 have emerged!  “Green Arrow” peas have sprouted and will soon be reaching their support fence.  The edging of miniature tulips on the left is filling in nicely, too.    And I can … Continue reading

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Progress!

With the nine-day forecast indicating temps in the 50’sF and rain off and on, yesterday was perfect for moving the first plants from the greenhouse to the benches outside to begin hardening.  Unlike many folks who initially move plants outdoors … Continue reading

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Moving Day!

Two days of sunshine in a row and a forecast that is somewhat reasonable!  How long have we been waiting for that?  Yes, there are wind advisories, rain and thunderstorms coming again, but night time temperatures will only go down … Continue reading

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Potager progress

  Things are popping in the potager!  A couple of small rains have really spurred crops along.  For example, last week bed 5d shown above was empty except for the row of mini tulips along the top edge.  During the … Continue reading

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