Our 2021 garden: filling the gaps

Today was nowhere near as productive as I intended it to be. Ah, well. I headed out early in the day to the nearer small city, to pick up a few things we couldn't get during our big city trips. The first stop was Canadian Tire, where I was able to get more of the … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: filling the gaps

Our 2021 garden: direct sown corn and sunflowers, done!

The crab apple trees near the old garden area are starting to bloom. Not all of them yet, but this one was looking gorgeous, today. 🙂 This morning, after all the garden beds were watered, my older daughter and I got to work on the corn and sunflower blocks. She started by making furrows for … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: direct sown corn and sunflowers, done!

Our 2021 garden: beans are in, and first spinach protectors

Once again, our temperatures have lurched from one direction to the other! From days cold enough for the furnace to turn on, and overnight lows below freezing, we're back to the heat. It's past 7:30pm as I write this, and our temperature is still at 24C/75F. A week from now, we're expected to hit 31C/88F. … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: beans are in, and first spinach protectors