Jun 15, 2016

Chilly.... with no frost!

My garden made it through the night. With the mornings light and the threat of frost now gone... I headed out to the garden early this morning to be sure everything survived.

Thankfully the temp. only dipped  to nippy 37 degrees.

 Took a few moments to harvest the garlic scapes that were begging to be picked.




Jun 14, 2016

Frost Warning!


We covered what we could...and will set the sprinklers to come on in the wee hours...





Jun 12, 2016

Nasturtiums

I started these beauties a little to early this year and actually worried they were getting root bound in the greenhouse while we waited for spring frost's to pass...They got a little leggy but held in there. I was able to get them into the garden about a month ago. Planting started early this year due to a warmer than usual Spring.


They've filled in beautifully, and have really added a vibrant interest to the flower bed. Nasturtiums are easy-to-grow annuals whose leaves and flowers are not only beautiful but edible, as well!





Jun 9, 2016

Positively Peonies

Life has been racing at the speed of light for us around here lately!

It's always good to just take a silent moment and enjoy the simplicity and beauty that abounds and surrounds us....

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