Last week we had a very abrupt change in the weather. From a week or two of cool rainy weather, we got surprised by a week of very warm, humid weather. Although it made for some very uncomfortable days, working out in the garden, it really did the plants a lot of good.Continue reading "The garden springs forth"
With our success, and enjoyment, of our first two attempts at chick hatching, we decided to take it up a notch. Thanks to my folks, who decided to give me an early birthday present, we bought ourselves a larger incubator and have another twenty eggs “cooking”.Continue reading "Another batch of eggs incubating"
Happy Victoria Day to our readers/visitors from Canada. This is an important holiday to Canadian gardeners, as it's the holiday that signals to us that the days of below freezing temperatures are generally behind us until autumn. Although, last night, we did see the temperatures go down to six degrees.Continue reading "Time for planting"
We've gotten quite the bag of weather in the last two weeks. Last week, we had record highs, pushing over 30 degrees for a few days there with lots of sun. Then, this past Tuesday, the temperature dropped and we were drenched with two and a half days of heavy rains. Then, yesterday morning, we woke to sleet and little patches of snow on the ground.Continue reading "Topsy-turvy weather and general happenings"