I can’t remember the last time it rained. It’s dry as a bone. Every day the sun shines and the birds sing but, enough already. We need rain. The rain barrels need filling. Thank goodness for the tap across the street. That’s where I go with my watering can to fill up and water the […]
Since the government has outlawed the use of chemical pesticides, our so-called lawn is a sea of dandelions. I called around the other day. Sure, the Weed Man talks about a weed-free lawn but when I asked him if he can get rid of dandelions, his answer was, “We’re working on it”. What’s that? Is […]
I can’t remember when I’ve worked so hard. Maybe it’s because I’m not used to it but I found bending over and planting these darlings, with all the blood rushing to my head, very difficult. That night, there wasn’t a muscle in my body that wasn’t screaming. This morning, however, I don’t feel much pain […]
The scent of lilacs is everywhere. Their sweet aroma lingers even inside the house. The tulips and daffodils are all just about done and it’s still a couple of weeks before it’s safe to plant my vegetables and flowers.
We plan to transplant eight more maples along the front of […]
It’s been some time since I gave you an update on my progress.
All of the seedlings are now in the sun room except the ones that have to be direct seeded. I guess I’ll have to be patient and wait for another couple of weeks until all risk of […]