Spring is off to a cool start. The radishes and turnips have sprouted but the sprouts are not growing because of the temperature. Broccoli, cabbage, spinach and onions are patiently waiting under my basement grow light to be transplanted to the garden. The bees are getting brief tastes of spring, but the persistent cool temperatures are keeping them in the hives. What is a gardening beekeeper to do in times like these? Of course, the obvious answer is to go and get a tattoo.Continue reading
I knew we needed to get a second dog when my husband and our German Shepherd kept overruling me. “We need to turn up the thermostat. The house is too cold,” I would say.
“Forte and I think it feels good, and that’s two against one,” my husband would say.Continue reading