As I was saying….

Staunton, VA Weather Advisories, Watches & Warnings FREEZE WARNING   in effect until Tuesday, Mar 27, 9:00 AM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A FREEZE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EDT TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES... RANGING FROM THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 20S ACROSS THE   POTOMAC HIGHLANDS TO LOWER 30S … Continue reading As I was saying….

Making the Best of a Ho-Hum Day

It has been raining steadily for the last 2+ days, and it's just about done me in. It's cooler than it has been in recent weeks, and I'm damp and chilled clear down to my bones.  I have been unable to conjure up the energy or motivation to do anything more than mope about the house, dreaming of warm temps … Continue reading Making the Best of a Ho-Hum Day

Garden Update – March 18, 2012

I finished the raised beds today, and they nearly finished me.  I put in 10 hours of shoveling, pick-axing, and transporting 600+ pounds of soil amendments.  And that's a lot for this out-of-shape, middle-aged body. Despite all the work, they really aren't much to look out.  Just a few boxes filled with dirt.  But I … Continue reading Garden Update – March 18, 2012

The Seedling Conundrum

We have a situation. After a mere 24 hours indoors, my seedlings have taken off in leaps and bounds. I was tickled at first, then realized that they need to go back outside at some point.  This growth spurt tells me that they prefer 60-degree weather over the 30-50 degrees they had been in.  I'm afraid if … Continue reading The Seedling Conundrum