For the past while, we have been pretty much constantly checking the weather radar. Yesterday evening, it was getting discouraging, and the predicted overnight rain kept getting pushed back and the weather system passed us by to the south. This morning, however, I was thrilled to see a system pushing rain right over is. Granted, … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: morning rain, and solution found
While heading over to put some kibble out for the junk pile kittens this morning, I found this. Just last night, I was looking closely at this lilac, to see why one of the branches had died, and found it broken at the main stem. Now think I know what broke it. My guess is … Continue reading Some garden stuff, and new critter damage
Just a few pictures of the garden beds that I took while doing my morning rounds. This is the newest bed in the area where the old wood pile used to be, and these beets were the first ones planted, so they are larger than the others. Well. Some of them are. We are curious … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: how things are looking
This morning, it was time to add to the potato grow bags. They were topped up with a mix of grass clippings and garden soil, and the bags were unrolled a bit in the process. Some of them look like they could have done with more, but I must say, it was pretty awkward to … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: “hilling” potatoes
Wow, what a windy day we've got right now!! I headed out early to do my rounds, so I could finish with the potatoes before it got too hot. It was a lovely 14C/57F when I started. After all the watering was done and it was time to start with the potatoes, I brought over … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: potatoes are in!
One thing about our internet being a problem is that we're really learning what browsers and websites are data hogs of one type or another. Chrome is better than Firefox, and WordPress is just awful. Not just the editor, but simply trying to view other WordPress blogs. I don't know what they're trying to do … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: making grow bags