Rolled out the Planet Jr. seeder and got in a first 300' of peas. Sugar Ann snap peas, that's edible pod. This is just ahead of three days of colder temperatures, rain, and possibly snow. Since the weather forecast lately more often than not doesn't even get the rest of the same … [Read more...] about Planet Jr. rides again
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The field is way dry enough to till, so it's time to get on the rain watch (yeah, and like as not there will be some snow in there)! Picked a new spot, just for variety, and set out the rain gauge once again. Hopefully it won't fill up, then freeze and explode in some freakish … [Read more...] about Planting the rain gauge
The garlic really pushed up in the freakishly summery end-of-winter days, already around 6" high. Don't recall exactly how far ahead they are—there may be pics on the blog from this time in past years, I haven't checked—but this is pretty big early growth. I've been wondering … [Read more...] about Garlic rising
Wayne doing early evening yardwork SHIRTLESS on one of his trusty old tractors means it's gotta be summer, right?! Well, this is actually only the first day of spring, a balmy 27ºC (80ºF) day that even managed to get the sweat rolling just a bit around midday walking around the … [Read more...] about It’s gotta be summer!
Checked out the greenhouse, haven't been out to see it in a while. As usual, it's there! I'm still always...pleased that it handles whatever weather comes at it, no problem. The first installation, it was in the middle of a 9-acre garden and hayfield, no nearby windbreaks, for … [Read more...] about Greenhouse out in the cold