I almost hesitate to say it, for fear of jinxing it somehow, but this has absolutely been my most successful year in the garden thus far. Who knew how much difference a fence, dogs keeping deer away and two additional raised beds would make? Well, I did, of course, and now I have no one…
Between the voluminous rain and weather warm-up, the garden is going gangbusters. Flowers abound, promising future fruit.
Though this site mostly chronicles my adventures in the natural domain, astute readers may have guessed what a tech dork I actually am. If you haven’t, you’ll be certain after this post. In my work life, I’m online all the time and I’ve seen software developers make great strides recently toward automating formerly mundane tasks….
It’s only taken 3 years (gardening means patience, remember?), but, at last, our Darrow blackberry vines are bursting into flower. When we planted them originally, they were bare-root and nearly bare-leaf tiny little things. I think we got one blackberry last year, but things are really showing promise now.