Garden Update, Part 7

August looms and I was sitting on my deck wondering why about half my carrots seemed to be wilting. On closer inspection, it turned out that a thief was at work. I suspected — and it turned out that I was proven right a day or so later — that a little mouse had found …

Garden Update, Part 3

Two weeks after getting all the seeds into the ground, two weeks filled with a balanced mix of sun, rain, and spring warmth, most of the crops are now poking their heads from the soil. There isn’t much to say about that, yet. Germination takes it’s sweet time no matter how may long evenings we …

Garden Update, Part 2

May long weekend both seems to have come early this year and also taken forever to arrive. Having extended my stay-at-home vacation from that work-from-home drudgery, I afforded myself an extra day to tackle the summer-is-looming projects that will help to shape the garden into a backyard oasis for the season. As we will not …