September and October have flown by!! In September I was busy harvesting and preserving crops from the garden and then I got Covid! That put a stop to everything! By the time I felt better, Mid-Missouri had experienced a hard freeze and my time was taken up with preparing the garden (including the water barrels)Continue reading “NEXT SEASON PLANS”
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MY HAPPY SPACE
It’s a beautiful day. There’s a feeling of fall in the air in Mid-Missouri! I love fall: the beautiful foliage, the crispness of the air, the ending days of harvest. There’s only one thing wrong with fall — winter is not far behind! So I approach fall with very mixed emotions. Before I write more,Continue reading “MY HAPPY SPACE”
I have gone from wishing the rain would leave for awhile to now having more to do in one day than I can get done. It’s a wonderful feeling!! I am getting to harvest some food from my garden!! And it feels great! My raised bed of strawberries are producing big, fat, juicy, sweet berries!Continue reading “Harvesting Food”
RAIN, RAIN, AND MORE RAIN!
First, I want to apologize to all of my readers for not posting last week. If you have been following my posts, you know we have had rain, rain, and more rain in Central Missouri! Last week we actually had four days in a row without any rain so I worked outside as hard asContinue reading “RAIN, RAIN, AND MORE RAIN!”
As I write this I woke up to snow on all elevated surfaces this morning. Just a few days ago it was 70+ degrees. Missouri has always had temperature swings in all seasons. Because I am so intuned to climate change that I weigh almost everything I do by how it affects the climate, IContinue reading “MISSOURI WEATHER!”