While watering plants today, I thought it would be a good time to post some pictures of how our Tennessee Dancing Gourds are drying out. We have been using the big aquarium tank to protect some of our plants from the cats, and the gourds have been drying in there, too. Also to protect them … Continue reading Dry Dancers
Oh, what a lovely day we're having today! As I write this, we are at 17C/63F, which is a couple of degrees warmer than forecast. We've got beautiful blue skies and sunshine, though it was a bit winder than I would have liked - only because I needed to do some spray painting. While the … Continue reading Low raised beds: ready for planting
The crab apple trees near the old garden area are starting to bloom. Not all of them yet, but this one was looking gorgeous, today. 🙂 This morning, after all the garden beds were watered, my older daughter and I got to work on the corn and sunflower blocks. She started by making furrows for … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: direct sown corn and sunflowers, done!
The girls were able to come out and give me a hand this afternoon, so things got done a lot faster. Especially for me, when they booted me out of the garden and into the house. Apparently, I was looking pretty sun burned! Not feeling it, though. 😉 In my focus on watering, I've been … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: haskap and corn plot status
I am curious as to how this deer got so damp all over like that, but his mother wasn't.
The deer had to do some digging to find the feed, buried in the snow!
It's always interesting to watch the deer when they are on alert, and those loooong ears are constantly moving around.
It's the end of April as I write this. The next few photos I'll be posting were taken in the middle of the month, just after we got a significant snowfall. What a difference a couple of weeks makes! And what a face this young buck is making! Not too keen on having to dig … Continue reading Critter of the Day: What’s that face?
Just look at those little antler nubbins! So cute!
Watching and waiting for other deer to leave the feeding station.