Picking Blueberries


on Monday, June, 27 2011 @ 11:56:30 pm (381 words)
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I love being a country girl; I could not imagine living in the city surrounded by buildings or living in some subdivision where my neighbour is only an arm's distance away from me. My gardens are surrounded by trees and in the morning the air if full of… more »

An Update; or The Heavens Poured Again


on Tuesday, June, 14 2011 @ 09:47:18 pm (115 words)
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As you may recall, I wrote about flood, drought, and agony. The drought ended by three days of very severe thunderstorms that ended up dropping somewhere between 15 and 18 cm (6 to 7 in) of rain. more »

On Flooding and Drought and Three Days in Agony


on Monday, June, 06 2011 @ 09:04:55 pm (997 words)
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As I finished planting the veggie gardens torrential rains descended upon us for days on end. Too much rain is just as bad as too little rain. Heavy rains tend to compact the soil and drowns the plants. A lot of the new plants I had set out were start… more »