Somehow, the month of March completely slipped through my fingers. The past month has been a big blur of baby milestones, holiday celebrations, and some pretty big (potentially life- and garden-altering) decisions, and it all happened in the blink of
As I mentioned earlier this week, despite our warmer than average weather, the gardens are still too wet to do anything (though I am kind of tempted to broadcast sow a little mix of chard, lettuce, and spinach seed on
We have received around 3 inches of rain over the past three days, and the amount of green outside my back door has increased exponentially that same time. Turns out April showers bring more than May flowers; they also bring new
For the past month or so, I’ve been watching other gardeners that I follow in other parts of the country get their garden on. They have been out working in the garden, preparing, planting, and even harvesting already, while those of us
This gritty, muddy photo isn’t likely to win any beauty contests, but to me, it is one of the most beautiful sights in spring! After a week of steady snow melt, I was finally able to forge a path into
Who would have ever thought that the first few days of May would be filled with the drip-drop of eight and a half inches of snow melting?
On the bright side, the moisture is setting us up for a productive spring (you know, when it decides to stick around for good)!
It’s been quiet around here this week. In part because my week has been packed with work events, but also because I’ve been having a bit of a pity party for one (or perhaps for the combined populations of the
Happy Friday! Or more importantly, happy first day of meteorological spring!!! That’s right, we made it through the coldest months of the year and it only gets better from here! Unlike astronomical seasons, which are determined by the position of
After several weeks of unbelievable weather, we’re having a little bit of a reality check this week. Yes, we are in Minnesota and this is what normal spring weather looks like. The temperature at our house dipped down to 29 degrees on Tuesday