The luffa is still trying! Plus, a bit of an update.

Our temperatures have been lurching around quite a bit, lately! Last night, we dipped to 3C/37F, but our high of the day is supposed to reach 23C/73F! I'm watching our garden beds closely and had a surprise. Not only is our Ozark Nest Egg gourd trying to produce more gourds, so are the luffa! This … Continue reading The luffa is still trying! Plus, a bit of an update.

Giant puffballs done, and an unexpected autumn

This morning was the day! After sitting in water, with some molasses and a touch of salt, for a couple of days, our Giant Puffball spores were ready to be used to inoculate an area. The instructions just said to pour over grass, but I did do two things to prepare the area we decided … Continue reading Giant puffballs done, and an unexpected autumn

Our 2021 garden: protecting the tomatoes

I'm glad I "wasted" some time on the computer last night, scrolling through Facebook. I came upon a question in one of the local gardening groups I'm on, asking advice on how to protect their transplants if there is a frost. Frost??? So I checked the forecasts, and instead of the somewhat cooler overnight temperatures … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: protecting the tomatoes

Our 2021 garden: transplants surviving the downpour

I gotta say, I am so glad we got those transplants in, yesterday! I'm also glad we're just getting rain today, and not the severe storms that other parts of our province is getting. Not that far south, either. The motion sensor on the garage security camera gets triggered by lightning. While checking the files, … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: transplants surviving the downpour

We’re melting! Plus, vet trip arranged

Oh, my goodness! It is so incredibly warm out there right now! The Weather Network app on my desktop has not been working well with our intermittent internet connection, and often will not update at all, but the weather app that came with my computer seems to get through better. (Even while writing a post, … Continue reading We’re melting! Plus, vet trip arranged