Week 16 -- RAIN
It's really raining. Not just a sprinkle or a little short shower. But hours of rain! Sweet, wonderful rain! And wow, those cauliflower are gorgeous and the carrots, radish and beets are on their way! We may get a frost this week, so you don't have many chances left to enjoy tomatoes. There are lot1 read more »
Week 15 -- Welcome Autumn
This week marks the arrival of autumn -- the equinox is on the 22nd and marks the day when day and night are of equal length. Which means that from then on, the days are shorter than the nights. And the sun is far less strong that it was back in June. The last of the tomatoes are ripening, the pepp1 read more »
Week 14 -- cooler and a bit of rain
It is beginning to feel a bit autumn like! The days are cooler this week, we are receiving a wee bit of rain, and the trees are increasingly tinged with their autumn colours! The harvest is also shifting. Here comes the broccoli, with cauliflower not far behind, and cabbage. There will be more beet1 read more »
Week 13 -- Where's the rain?
Hello September, new rhythms and learning! We continue to manage, as best we can, a very dry season. Despite occasional rains, the land is parched. Fortunately, a few crops have really enjoyed this weather. Wowsers are the tomatoes lovely this September! And the autumn crops are arriving...with the1 read more »