Our 2021 garden: beans, and future mulch!

So... today didn't go quite as planned, originally. What else is new? 😀 But first, I want to share this picture. This bed is the yellow bush beans. The green and purple ones look much the same. Even more beans have been sprouting, and it looks like we've got an almost 100% germination rate already! … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: beans, and future mulch!

Our 2021 garden: last beets, and mulching

I'm taking a bit of a break from working outside, to avoid the hottest part of the day. We've reached 22C/71F, and our high is supposed to be 23C/74F. One of the things I've been trying to do early in the day is water all the beds that we've planted. I've been concerned about them, … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: last beets, and mulching

Thanksgiving lunch, mulch experiment and outside kitten progress

Lats this morning I headed over to my mother's place with a turkey dinner to have lunch with her. On the way out, I spotted three sets of ears in the window of the cat shelter. Tiny sets of years belonging to the little kittens! I didn't dare go closer for a picture, though, because … Continue reading Thanksgiving lunch, mulch experiment and outside kitten progress

Fall cover, and working out a problem

It's been rather windy for the past few days. We certainly won't be needing to mulch the bulbs we planted! They're getting an excellent cover right now. 🙂 We've got a bit of a challenge in winterizing things outside. One of the things that needs to be done is to replace the rotting skid under … Continue reading Fall cover, and working out a problem