No Tomatoes Here…

I started picking tomatoes last night because with this increase in heat, all the tomatoes are ripening at once it seems, and I’ve already been falling behind as several have been getting overripe and rotting. Nancy has started freezing some of them and will freeze more, but she didn’t want to freeze too many if … More No Tomatoes Here…

Sweltering Sunday

I went out earlier to look around the garden, check on my flowers and different veggies, and I just about drowned. The air is thick and heavy and hot. I know it was hot too, when I lived in the desert, but the lack of humidity there compared to here really does make a huge … More Sweltering Sunday

Summer Rains

This week (the last couple, actually) have brought us some really good rain. After so long in the desert it’s hard for me to argue with any rain at all. I love it. The smell, the light shows, the way the Earth rejuvenates following the storms. It also really helps the garden to take off. … More Summer Rains