Rain, rain, wonderful rain!  After at the very least a month with no vital rainfall, a mild rain is falling this morning, and I’m thrilled. Usually, I would not complain about day after day of heat and sunny climate in October, however when you’re making an attempt to plant bulbs

It’s time for an additional Backyard Bloggers’ Bloom Day, however I did not assume I might take part this month. Though we have had an exquisite and unusually lengthy fall, a lightweight frost proper after the October Bloom Day put an finish to most of my annuals.  Not everybody in

Once I was a lady, my father used to observe the native climate forecasts religiously.  I assumed he was fairly obsessive about it, regardless that he was a farmer whose livelihood trusted the climate.  As for me,  if it was chilly, I placed on an additional coat or sweater; if

In my final Bloom Day put up, I frightened that spring would by no means arrive.  However not surprisingly, all I wanted was just a little extra persistence, for lower than two weeks later, spring burst forth in all its grandeur.  Abruptly, daffodils have been dancing in every single place,

What a difference a few weeks can make!  Last month I was counting butterflies and enjoying the beauties of autumn’s late arrival.  This month we are headed straight into winter.  We haven’t had any snow, other than a few stray flurries, but it’s been cold–frost on the windows in the

Autumn.  Subsequent to spring, my favourite time of yr.  Sometimes, the cooler temperatures are a welcome aid from a protracted, scorching summer time, the air feels crisp somewhat than oppressively humid, and the inexperienced of the backyard is changed with golden hues.  Autumn arrived late this yr, it doesn’t matter

There should be a law–no one can graduate within the month of Could.  Or have a birthday. Or get married.  Or all of the numerous celebrations which have saved me out of the backyard this month.  The climate is lastly cooperating in order that I can plant a few of

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