Do You Carrot All?

By: aquak9, 10:06 PM GMT on December 21, 2014

I do !



The pressure was on. Couldn't wait another day to pull carrots, as the tops kept peeking out and calling to me.



I had kept good notes on what kind of carrot was planted where. From left to right: Spathy's Red Chantenay, Yaya Hybrid, and Baltimore Hybrid. I was very happy with the uniform shape of the Yaya and Baltimore; notice how it is not a tapered carrot like the Chantenay.



These from l...

Updated: 10:07 PM GMT on December 21, 2014

Jericho Station- Chillin' like a Villain...

By: aquak9, 3:10 PM GMT on December 13, 2014

...with pancakes.



Go in peace, carry on.

Updated: 3:11 PM GMT on December 13, 2014

Jericho Station- Dark Waiting

By: aquak9, 3:52 PM GMT on November 29, 2014

Whole lotta dark out there.

Well, of course there is. We're getting closer to Solstice- and even though that's the darkest day of the year, it's my favorite- because it's a totally new beginning.

It's a lot harder to get bright colorful photographs at this time of year, I tried to take advantage of the back-lighting.

My birdfeeder is a hot-spot! Bluebirds, bluejays, cardinals, wrens, finches, woodpeckers- and the little bluebirds ...

Updated: 3:53 PM GMT on November 29, 2014

Jericho Station- Winter Ensueth

By: aquak9, 5:25 PM GMT on November 17, 2014

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SlamBamThankyouMa'am- and Summer and Autumn go skipping off into the sunset, leaving me sitting here with Old Man Winter.

He's an unshaven, smelly, crusty old man. I do not like Old Man Winter.

We will probably start to see occasional temperatures dipping down into the thirties. This is great for the lettuce; it's like having an outdoor refrigerator.



The flowers might not be so appreciativ...

Updated: 10:17 PM GMT on November 17, 2014

Back to Jericho Station

By: aquak9, 10:10 PM GMT on November 08, 2014

We never know what life might toss into our laps- or what might just fly out of our fingers! Such was the case with my poor little faithful cell phone.

We went to a music festival over Halloween weekend (Hulaween, if you're curious)- and it was a gorgeous weekend. On Friday, they were still setting up the stage for the first evening show, a great jam band called String Cheese Incident.



Later on, the music was thumping, the crowd wa...

Updated: 10:10 PM GMT on November 08, 2014

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