Tag Archives: Potager
A welcome day of warmth yesterday resulted in lots of changes and some accomplishments. The major goal was getting the 370 violas planted along the edges of the potager’s central paths. It may not look impressive to you, but … Continue reading
The birdbath is frozen solid and frost covers the lawn, but the sun is shining and the forecast is wonderful: above freezing and no snow or rain for the next five…that’s 5, FIVE fabulous, fantastic, freeze-free days ahead!!!! It’s … Continue reading
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
It’s April? Are we sure? These crocus seem doubtful. Yes, it snowed again last night. And the miniature daffodils in the fairy garden seem to be perplexed as well. Maybe it’s partially because the fairy houses that make … 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!
Many of us are complaining about the absence of Spring. The continuing Winter is playing havoc with succession planting plans, and throwing a wrench into forecasted total production tallies. The potager is beginning its third season. On April 1st in … Continue reading