Tag: winter

January Thaw

Yesterday I eased the pickup down the driveway. The feed bins were empty, and I could put off the trip to the feed store no longer. Here’s what I found at the end of the driveway — bare mud on the road. What a beautiful sight! I like mud.

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Winter again

January 3 overnight low – 14 degrees. January 5 high – 71 degrees January 6 high – 73 degrees January 7 high – 71 degrees Cover the greenhouse beds, uncover the greenhouse beds, yada yada yada. We had...

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Blankets for plants

I’ve been using floating row covers in the greenhouse lately to add an extra level of protection on cold nights. Jugs of water around what few tender plants remain in there help a lot, too. The water warms with the...

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