Well, I'm certainly glad I decided to switch memory cards on the trail cam over the tulips after I finished my last post. With this camera, if it happens to be recording when I pull out the memory card, I have to manually turn it back on again after putting in the new card. This … Continue reading Testing, testing!
What a disappointing sight to see this morning! More tulip flower buds and leaves have been eaten, even with the efforts we made last night to deter the deer. It might not be deer. Or maybe not "just" deer. You can see it a bit in the photo; something has been digging in the leaf … Continue reading Tulip carnage continues!
I woke up late this morning, and it was already getting hot by the time I headed out to finish in the garden. I still made sure to check my daughter's tulips, after so many flower bulbs got eaten the other night. At first, I was please; the rope I'd put around the front and … Continue reading Tulip carnage
Today being Sunday, I normally avoid all unnecessary work. With the weather turning nice, it became a day to get back to hauling dirt, so we'll have something to direct sow and transplant into, so that counts as necessary work! Tomorrow is supposed to get quite hot, so I wanted to get as much manual … Continue reading Our 2021 garden, interrupted
The girls headed outside this afternoon, and were excited to ask me if I'd seen the tulips. I had, when I did my rounds this morning, but clearly, something had changed. The tulips have exploded with flower spikes! Most of my daughter's tulips were planted in this spot. Over 50 bulbs in 6 varieties were … Continue reading A tulip explosion!
This morning, we had snow coming down with flakes so big, I could see them without my glasses! 😀 They even triggered the motion sensor on the security camera during daylight. That happens all the time at night, with the infrared flash (and I wake up to hundreds of emails with images of snow or … Continue reading Snowy morning