Ahhh, yes, THIS is what warm weather feels like! For the first time this year, the temperature topped 60°F (15°C), with a hazy sun and a gentle breeze. We've had some melt-off days already, but this one tastes like spring! Usually, there's a day like this sometime in February, so … [Read more...] about The great WARM outdoors!
The greenhouse is still snowbound. I cleared away the east-side door to get in and check out what's left to pack up for the new farm move, coming soon! Usually, I do a bit of greenhouse clean-up in the fall, and then around February, prep half the area for some early greens. This … [Read more...] about Greenhouse overgrown
You can see the back wall! The fairly massive, once-in-a-century farm clean-up continues, and the two-floor drive shed, home of a million parts and pieces of not-junk, is an action center. I can't imagine how one could capture a real feel for all of the stuff that was in there, … [Read more...] about Drive shed clean-up continues
The drive shed is in a transitional mess. I'm part way through the post-season clean-up, delving into shelves, unpacking boxes, dragging things around, sorting it all out. Even with the trusty Troy-Bilt Horse rototiller as a bit of a clue (on the left, in red), to the untrained … [Read more...] about Drive shed clean-up
It's been about six weeks, time to permanently remove the row cover from the last transplanting of fall brassicas! There are two sections, about 20 x 50' beds in all, with broccoli, caulflower, cabbage, collards, kale. The cover protected against flea beetles, and at this point … [Read more...] about After the row cover: weeding!