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Yesterday I checked the 10-day forecast (as I always do) and beyond a slightly chilly night, the forecast was for dry and sunny and tah-dah!!! three days in a row above 40 degrees! So, I bundled up (these old bones … Continue reading
Appeasement: bringing about a state of peace, quiet or contentment; conciliatory action that satisfies or soothes… The sun is shining. The daffodils are blooming. The first planting of snow peas is emerging. I am planting shelling peas. I am ap-PEAS-ed!
This season, I’m tweaking the succession plantings to make my potager even more productive. If crops (peas for example) are available for weeks, then we can eat them fresh and skip the energy (mine and the power company’s) it … Continue reading
How can that be? By the end of May, the gardens are planted and mulched, and it’s time to make elderflower syrup and enjoy the June roses with feet propped up, or leisurely strolling the gardens, admiring all the work … Continue reading
After a long spell of cold, rainy weather it is suddenly 87 degrees and total sunshine! The slight drawback are the 50 mph winds that are really drying things out. I’ve had to water the flats on the outside benches … Continue reading
At the end of February, I was so hopeful and excited for March to arrive. But, for the most part, except for some exceptional basketball viewing and a lovely quick trip to Florida, it has only been a frustrating … Continue reading