This is a post from last April as we gave up waiting for Old Man Winter to leave us alone. I am hoping to get some therapeutic alone time in the dirt this weekend and set up some hoops to get a jump on this season – a whole month earlier than last year!! If all goes as planned, I hope to get some spinach, asian greens, beets, onions, radish and turnip in the ground under tunnels and some snow peas under frost blankets. I can’t wait to get my hands dirty!!
It snowed again today. No accumulation, but big, wet, yucky flakes came down. Again. Mother Nature and I are having a time out. A pause. I am trying to be the bigger person and not throw a full on hissy fit – it is pretty tough, but so far I am in for the win. This past weekend was glorious! A large amount of snow had melted and by Sunday evening I had 4 raised beds thawed and moist and the main veggie bed almost visible. There was hope! I even started hardening off the early veggie babies and the perennial seedlings on the porch. Apparently Mother Nature put her big old arctic mukluk wearing foot down. But I am no schmuck – I got prepared. That does’t mean I am happy about it.
I am now a full 3 weeks behind where I was 2 years ago, not…
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