The Front Plot is now a legit growing space. Last season we dug up a rectangle out of most of the front lawn, leveled the ground somewhat, put a very small amount of compost on and grew pumpkins, squashes and corn in there. Now it was time to get more serious about growing more food … More Boom! We Got More Food Security
It is now officially winter, being June and all. We have had some cold, crazy, stormy weather and a couple of cold but cracker sunshine days. These days are beautiful and to be made the most of, for who knows if the next day will bring rain or dismal fog that lasts all day? There … More Winter is Nigh
We’ve had a couple of beautiful frosts here this week. The frost is also descriptive of my feelings towards the neighbours’ little bull right now. I thought I had rescued my sedges and fence from his hungry, reckless attention, but no. I was shocked to find him eating the sedges again, worse than before. I … More Frosty Mornings And Frosty Feelings
On clear, frosty nights, the spiders come out to complete their far-reaching masterpieces. Then the rain comes and ruins everything. But when the weather clears up, the spiders come out once again. It’s a funny cycle.