A Very Warm Day, Hooray, Hooray

And Very Productive Day According to the calendar last Wednesday was still winter, but the weather was more like summer.   The temperature had gone up above 80° F.   I had a day off from work and because it was so nice outside I spent most of my day in the garden.  I achieved my main priority: removing the winter insulation and inspecting our beehives. I finished the … Continue reading A Very Warm Day, Hooray, Hooray

Between Winter And Spring

Time to Start Seedlings There are still a few feet of snow in the garden and the temperature remains below the freezing point.  There’s no sign of spring in sight aside from a few confused American Goldfinches that have started to molt early.  We chiseled a path around the house but not much else. House bound, pretty much. Reading books and plant catalogs keep me busy in … Continue reading Between Winter And Spring