August 19, 2020 – Housewarming Gifts

Hoop House It felt awesome getting the front-walk tomatoes into the hoop house. Of course, seconds later, Dick and I thought of several things the hoop house needed immediatly. Ventilation, irrigation, and information about its climate. Time to go shopping. Even with the 40% shade-cloth covering the hoop house, it was warm and the air... Continue Reading →

August 18, 2020 – Gardenkeeping

I didn't hear the storm last night, but it must have poured. The rain washed out the gravel between the garage and the blueberries. It's also caused several tomatoes to split. Garden Tomato plants in the raised beds and two in pots on the back deck had snapped stems, dropped tomatoes, and were beaten down.... Continue Reading →

August 17, 2020 – Hoop House

Finally, working outside is manageable. Gone is the swimming-in-your-clothes feeling because of the high humidity and changing multiple times because you're soaked. Meaning less laundry. Dick and I survived July and half of August by only working an hour or so before retreating to the pool for a quick cool down. That pool is a... Continue Reading →

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