Fall planting: the last of the flowers, plus other progress

Along with the three types of garlic that came in, my daughters' flower bulbs arrived. The tulip collection included 10 bulbs each of Orca, Pinksize and Brownie, and 8 bulbs each of Black Hero, Pamplona and Vanilla Coup. There was also 6 bulbs of Gardenia Daffodil. So while I was having fun working in the … Continue reading Fall planting: the last of the flowers, plus other progress

Just a bit of a prune…

In my last post, I mentioned how we were having connectivity troubles with our satellite internet, due to heave foliage. It's very windy today. Since we switched cables on accounts, we've had constant interruptions in service, to the point that my daughter was having difficulties working. I'd gone outside to use up more of the … Continue reading Just a bit of a prune…

Unexpected Clean Up: pruning apple tree losses

Yesterday, I heard some odd meowing noises out my window, so I went to check it out. I walked right by one of the apple trees by the old kitchen garden, completely missing it was the source of the meowing! The base of this tree is one of the cats' favorite rolling-in-the-dirt places. When I … Continue reading Unexpected Clean Up: pruning apple tree losses