Sometimes in winter I’ll have the foolish notion that I miss summer. And why not? Days filled with eating warm, summer fruit right off the tree, swimming in the pool with the kids, harvesting fresh tomatoes and peppers. Then I remember the week long stretches of 110+ F heat. Oh yeah, that’s why I don’t miss summer.
The last time it snowed where I live was December, 1998. My oldest was my only at that time, and a wee one at that, being only four months old. The snow was about 1 inch deep, if that much, and was gone in a day. Continue reading Protecting Frost Tender Plants
Most gardening blogs don’t relate to me. I don’t have deer, I have snails. I don’t have 10 feet of snow in November, it’s sunny and the windows are open. I can’t start spinach in April, it’s too dang hot.