As we work on clearing, cleaning and reclaiming the yard and planting our first garden beds, I've been keeping a close eye on details to keep in mind for the future. Things that will help us decide what needs to be done next, what to change or what to keep the same. This morning, I … Continue reading Comparisons
I was a bit late doing my rounds, so it was starting to get a bit dark. Which made finding this, that much more dramatic! It was NOT blooming this morning! When checking the squash beds, I have been keeping an eye on the back row, trying to decide with of the surviving plants are … Continue reading White
With all the lovely rain we had yesterday, I could see the squash really appreciated it! This is one of the recovering squashes that recovered after frost damage to our first transplants. We've got baby yellow zucchini! This is the first of the summer surprise squash mix that we can actually see what it is. … Continue reading Yellow
Just sharing, because it's pretty. ❤ Sunburst squash blossoms.
Yesterday evening, I happened to glance out my window facing the garden and saw a deer making its way into the yard. Something startled it and it ran off, but I figured that would be a good time to do my evening rounds - and check the sunflowers! I headed out through the sun room … Continue reading Evening visitors, and growth progress
Well, the heat wave is back! When I headed out to do my rounds this morning, it was already 26C/78F. When I grabbed the hose to use it briefly, before topping up the cats' water bowls, the water was almost hot! So I decided to water a bunch of things, using up the warmer water … Continue reading Another scorcher
While my daughters and I were in the city, my darling husband finally got through to our internet provider and had a little chat with them. We had internet soon after. The problem is still not solved, though. It's just a make-do until a tech comes out to check the secondary account's satellite disk. When … Continue reading Let’s give this a try
Yesterday was a day where the weather lurched from pouring rain to brilliant sunshine! Things had cleared up enough that I even turned my computer back on again for a while. The weather radar looked like we would be getting rain, but the more severe parts of the system would miss us, again. Then, part … Continue reading Storms done, and pretty things
After our incident with the kitchen pipe, yesterday, I headed into town as early as I could. Of my morning rounds, the only thing I took the time to do before I left was to make sure the outside cats had food. There is an employee at the hardware store that I was very happy … Continue reading The next steps
It was shortly after 1 am and, as I was lying awake in bed, something I was seeing finally soaked through my heat-numbed brain. Lights. Flashing lights, out my north facing window. The sky was lighting up, over and over, hardly a break in between! Constant flashes of lightning. My West facing window was open, … Continue reading After a wild and crazy night!