Just snow. At least a foot down in the last few hours and still falling, fast and blowing a bit, but far from what I'd call a blizzard. Pretty! Next, warm and raining forecast for a couple days from now to take it all away. Up to a couple of years ago, I still hung on to the idea … [Read more...] about Snowstorm
It's crispy out there. The latest crazy weather trick seems to winter acting like...winter. Except colder. And with less snow. Still, the sun is getting higher, the days are getting longer, another season in the field...comin' up! I'm quite excited!! (In the pic, next year's … [Read more...] about It’s crispy out there
Pre-squish: Brand new Colorado potato beetle, larva about the size of a match head, on eggplant. Around the leaf edge, older damage done by bigger CPBs. Recently, for whatever reason, they've been around but not in numbers enough to be a big problem. The crazily erratic weather … [Read more...] about CPBs
The Weather recently: three weeks of hot-no-rain, followed by a couple of days of intense rain, 2" each, then, three days of sweltering heat wave, a couple more days of intense 2" rain, now, three days of perfect balmy summer, with the forecast for the next few days calling for … [Read more...] about Rain barrel runneth over
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!