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The thunder rolls…still
It’s raining so hard that it appears as a mist between the house and the potager. Look out down South…the flood waters are a’comin! After the forceful winds subsided and rains galore yesterday morn took a short break mid-afternoon, … Continue reading
Posted in Spring, Uncategorized Tagged columbines, Indiana gardening, Indiana weather, Lettuce, May Queen shastas, peas, Polbig tomatoes, Potager, rain 7 Comments
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
Posted in Spring, Uncategorized Tagged Indiana gardening, Indiana weather, Indy 500, plant sale, Potager, rain 14 Comments
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
Posted in Spring, Uncategorized Tagged computer woes, Indiana gardening, Indiana weather, irises, Potager, rain 4 Comments
What a difference a rain makes!
Central Indiana is already 3″ behind “normal” rainfall for May. It allowed the farmers to get the planting done, so that was a blessing but once they were finished everyone began looking to the skies. Rain was occasionally in … Continue reading
Posted in gardening, Uncategorized, vegetable gardening, weather Tagged columbines, gardening, kitchen garden, Potager, radishes, rain, vegetable gardening 13 Comments
Why Does it take me so long to plant?
Well, the obvious reason would be that I raise a lot of plants for a lot of garden space. While I love perennials, annuals provide the continual color that I love during summer. So, as long as I am able, … Continue reading
Posted in garden pests, gardening, planting, Uncategorized Tagged Cobrahead weeder, edging, gardening, grubs, planting annuals, rain 4 Comments
Rain again…and again
Three glorious days of sunshine, so I frantically planted veggies in the potager for long hours on the first two. Almost all of the tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, climbing melons and beans, many lettuces, edible flowers, more cippolini and Italian red … Continue reading
Posted in gardening, hobby greenhouses, kitchen gardens, planting, Potager, shallots, Uncategorized Tagged gardening, kitchen gardens, planting, potager, rain, transplants, weather 14 Comments
What happens if….
it rains 16 out of 18 days? The Gardener gets very grumpy, watching the fields flood and the mulch washing away. The area farmers will have to replant hundreds of acres once it dries out, and planting in general is … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, gardening, Spring, Uncategorized, weather Tagged blogging, frost damage, gardening, rain, Spring, weather 22 Comments