And rural and backyard farmers everywhere are crossing their fingers for good weather until fruit set.
While we were wondering, once again, where in the blazes did winter run off to, we were blessed with another decent rain storm last week. But, as it blew out, the winds picked up and I was hoping it wasn’t taking most of the pretty blossoms with it.
I am afraid we have some bad news; we caught it, doggonnit. Yesiree, bob, I am talking about that there fever, spring fever!
What about you? Have you been been bitten, too?
Around the homestead we are doing the following: starting summer crops soon (new shipment of seeds are now in stock), soil block sowing another round of leafy greens, brassicas; removing about a foot of new (composted) soil from the animal compound (wonder how many trugs going to haul out this year?); moving potted plants to and fro. Just when I think we maxed out our little plot, lo and behold, new “growing spaces” open up. Not to mention the yard work! Just like house, the yard needs a bit of spring cleaning, too!
Next week at our Monthly Harvest Tally, we’ll be giving away another THREE Vegetable Planner Charts and announcing this months winners. Stay tuned!