Gardening progress: sunflowers are in!

Today has been a lovely, cool day! Perfect to get those sunflowers done. I had assistants. When I started filling the holes with the soil mixture, the Potato Beetle decided to sit his butt over one of the next holes! My first thought was that he was taking a dump and I went to push … Continue reading Gardening progress: sunflowers are in!

Broken gates, sad seedlings and critter company

The chain link fence in front of the house has two gates in it. One smaller, people-sized gate, and a larger vehicle-sized gate. Both are broken at the hinges. I had been leaving both gates open; we only ever needed to close them when the renter's cows got into the outer yard, when his electric … Continue reading Broken gates, sad seedlings and critter company