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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
By: aquak9, 3:10 PM GMT on December 13, 2014
Go in peace, carry on.
Updated: 3:11 PM GMT on December 13, 2014
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
By: aquak9, 5:25 PM GMT on November 17, 2014
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
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