Distractions

Last night, before doing the evening watering, I did a couple of things to - hopefully! - distract the deer away. One of them went around the Montana Morado corn. The aluminum tins spin freely on the twine, so I hope they will do as distractions. We can add more distractions after a while, to … Continue reading Distractions

I thought it was supposed to be cooler?

Once again, the real world made liars out of the forecasters. 😄 We were not supposed to break 30C today. I've been watching the weather radar as rain supposedly passed right over us. Out my window, it was bright and sunny. I headed out earlier with the animal repellent spray and used it around the … Continue reading I thought it was supposed to be cooler?

Coping with the heat: building a screen “door”

Our current heat wave continues. At 5pm, we reached 28C/82F with a humidex of 34C/93F, and we continue to get warnings for heat, flash floods and high water. Looking at the weather radar, however, it doesn't look like the storms will hit us. We'll be lucky to get rain. Usually, these systems come in from … Continue reading Coping with the heat: building a screen “door”