"Somehow sign in had gone back to old email. Hopefully got it fixed back to present. I was wondering about William to Vicky and some of the others that have not heard from for awhile Eastward. Had gusty wind overnight, not sure if any rain. My heart…"
"Temps got hot unless tthe wind is blowing again like yesterday gonna be 80 Thursday. Same old problem here things getting done very slowly. My friend scared me the other day, got home after dark got into the house turned on tthe porch light turned…"
"Been dull out and then after a snooze sun came out. Have not seen the rabbit lately maybe got turned off by my friend's dog coming to visit even for a few hours. This cough not nice that ends at end of cold. Sure hope I have a better…"
"I woke up at 6:30ish the first time today. There was red shinning thru the kichen door window so took sunrise pics w/camera, phone & tablet. Sorry I don't know how to get them in here from table yet. Had to redo this as I lost it trying to…"
"That was nasty surprises in your garden. Still waiting for weather to snap into Spring so that thaw is finished and can dig in stands for hummingbird feeders and seed feeder stand. Grrrrr to this cold, it is the cough stage I hate. Not able to…"
"Finally a nice day to work on the beds today. Was watering the blue pots and found a dead bunny by them. Some dog came thru and pooped all over one of my rosemary plants GRRRRRRR! Peuuuuuuuw it was nasty. They got our flow meter se up so will have…"
"Snowed overnight, but looks like almost gone. A few weeks ago I threw some sunflower seeds into middle garden hoping maybe birds outside would go for them, otherwise I might have one plot full of sunflowers. Most places closed here today so relax…"
"Our weather is nuts, 40ish mph winds today, temps go up and down with the rain and clouds. If the rain and clouds go away the night temps go down to freezing. 50s 60s days but only tolerable if wind and rain go away. Have to do my gardening indoors…"
"The property and house I bought about 12 yrs ago was awful soil. So last couple of years been going to local cafe and getting bucket of used fair trade coffee grounds and bring it home to spread all over yard and gardens. Earthworms love this, but…"
"Some easy flowers to start in pots 4 to 6 weeks before last frost: zinnias, snapdragons, larkspur, marigolds. Others are 10 weeks or more before last frost so might be too late already. I would not bother to plant peas or beans or squash in peat…"
"I guess most of those listed in my post to you I can freeze them after blanching. Darn cold virus has been bothering me. Doing liquids, Naturopath medicine.I guess the garden nursery can let me know what can start in Jiffy greenhouse. I lost out…"
"Most of what you have need to be planted in ground.Transplanting usually puts the plant into shock or slows it down. Too early for the summer crops except tomaotes. Basil w/the disease going round is better to grow indoors. If you really want you…"
"What veggie seeds can I plant pre before in the ground? I have one of those Jiffy Greenhouses for in house. Has 72 peat discs. Once I know I will start. I have brocolli, corn, peas variety, pole beans, zucch's, cukes, K-rabbi, pumpkins, beets,…"
Thanks to all for the welcome. Today is Tuesday, March 5th, and Nashville, Tenn., has been experiencing cold, intermittant rain and snow. Had a brief warm break a few weeks ago and got started on the beds, but Thurs-Sat. promise to be 45-55 degree weather and dry, so hope to get out and set up 3-4 more raised beds. Two-thirds of the backyard is flowers and relaxing area, a third for fruit and vegetables. Planning to grow more vegetables this year, so turning grass space into raised beds. Have a bank of blackberries along the north side of the back yard, and three heavily producing fig trees, with raspberries in between two of the fig trees. Three compost pits form the eastern edge of the vegetable garden, along with an old potting shed that needs to be replaced. Planning to put in couple of connected ponds on the other side of the back yard this year, if I find the time. That side of the yard has a miniature magnolia tree, lots of Hosta varieties, ferns, flowers that reseed themselves, and rooted greenery that bursts forth as soon as spring arrives. Lots to do, but I'm bless, and I love being in the garden. Always feel closer to my God there.
"The chickens are all behaving themselves inside the barnyard since I added hawthorne tree trimmings along the picket fenceline. Along with raspberries & blackberries growing up, there's no way they want to get through into the back yard…"