Unexpected harvest, and other things

We were having a lovely rain when I headed out to do my morning rounds. Though we have been getting the odd showers for the past while, things were still starting to dry out. With the high winds yesterday, I actually watered the old kitchen garden, when I noticed all the beet greens were wilted. … Continue reading Unexpected harvest, and other things

Our 2021 garden: some pruning and cleanup – and we are forewarned!

While doing my rounds this morning, I decided it was time to do some pruning and clean up around the squash and melons. With the summer squash, I cut away a lot of the bottom leaves, and anything dead or dying. The zucchini didn't really need it, but the sunburst squash needed quite a bit. … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: some pruning and cleanup – and we are forewarned!

Morning kitties, and mystery burrow

I had a very happy surprise this morning, as I headed out with kibble for the yard cats. One of Junk Pile's kittens was in the cat's house, looking at me through the window! Unfortunately, it ran out and off before I could get a photo. To I have these, instead. Rosencrantz, Nosencrantz and Toesencrantz … Continue reading Morning kitties, and mystery burrow

The things we find, and a whole new level of mystery!

Over the past couple of months, we've been finding cats - usually Tissue - batting around something metallic sounding on the floor. On checking to see what was making the unusual sound, we have been finding all sorts of nails and screws! The cats (probably just Tissue, but we're not 100% sure) have been digging … Continue reading The things we find, and a whole new level of mystery!