Garden finds, mystery squash, and pretty things

Heading out to do my morning rounds, it was already getting really hot. As I write this, we've reached 28C/82F, and we're still about 5 hours away from when the hottest part of the day usually hits. We've got forecasts for possible thundershowers this afternoon. I hope we at least get some rain, but I … Continue reading Garden finds, mystery squash, and pretty things

Our 2021 garden: morning progress, and changes in plans

My morning rounds now includes watering all the garden beds. Though we have had rain in the forecast, so far we've only received the lightest of smatterings. Hopefully, over the next few days, we'll get some real rain. I had a lovely surprise when I came into the sun room this morning. SO many more … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: morning progress, and changes in plans

Our 2021 garden: order in, and digging trenches!

Our Veseys order arrived in the mail a day early!! We are so thrilled! One of the boxes was the Purple Passion Asparagus (6 crowns), and Black Form Iris. The other box was our Illinois Everbearing Mulberry. It even has leaf buds!! We still need to take down a whole lot of dead trees in … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: order in, and digging trenches!

Morning company

I had some company while doing my rounds this morning. Beep Beep also joined me, emerging from somewhere beyond our driveway. We have been having plenty of rain during the night, which is making things really beautiful. Like the berries on this self-sown asparagus along the eastern fence line. So beautiful! The Re-Farmer

I’m so thrilled!!!

My older brother and his wife are the best. Awesome.  Amazing.  Fantastic.  Fabulous.  Wonderful. They came over for a visit today, and brought me an "early birthday gift." AAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I actually started crying, when I saw them pull up with the trailer, and this was on the back. They bought us a riding mower.  Fully … Continue reading I’m so thrilled!!!