Friday, June 10, 2011

I’m Late, I’m Late for a Very Important Date, Or Am I: Is the Garden Planted?

Right now, it’s all about the weather. It’s been hot. It’s been cold. It’s been wet. I mean the kind of wet that washes seeds away before they take root wet.

It’s all just a reminder that it’s still spring! While we like to mark the beginning of summer with Memorial Day ( the first warm, sunny one I can remember having here in a very long time) it’s still spring until June 21st this year. That’s right, we have almost two weeks left of spring, which seems to have worked out to my advantage for planting. I’ve gotten a late start, how’s that for irony a newly tested Master Gardener Intern and…nothing planted until the end of last month. In fact, I’ve felt like a day trader, except I’m constantly looking at the weather forecasts instead of whatever they monitor.

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