Well yesterday was a bust! Day one of my super long Easter weekend was rainy. And not just a little I-can-still-go-out-and-plant-potatoes rain, but all out pouring, drenching, I-think-it-hailed-a-little, stay-in-all-day rain. And today is not much better! Big boo for British weather this weekend.
My seedlings really like music. I swear that with the melancholic Eric Satie and Gnosienne #1 playing in the background they’ll grow an inch. They prefer mellow, nothing to rousing. But today with Alexa playing a random smattering of the Late Great Leonard Cohen, they grew two inches*. Maybe they’re trying to take over the world, but by now they should know that Manhattan and Berlin are taken.
In the fall, autumn for you brits, I splurged and bought 3 globe artichoke plants (var. purple globe) from Suttons (they were on sale). Matt and I had finally turned over the two beds on either side of the shed (ok it was mostly Matt while I planted spring bulbs) and there was lots of room now for some bigger plants to spread and grow.Read More »
When I started writing it was snowing. The #beastfromtheeast was still raging and there was an accumulation of 2cm of snow from the last couple of days. I thought to myself what a perfect day to start my blog. My long-awaited blog, that I’ve wanted to write since leaving Canada, 14 months ago.