Tag Archives: Pea

After the storm and final planting

Somehow the orchyard managed to escape the hailstorm with a near-miss. Neighbors on the next road up had their newly planted gardens battered beyond repair, but as far as I can tell I lost a couple of eggplants in the … Continue reading

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An early dashing

Last autumn I expanded the orchyard by planting several new perennials.  While the pears and quince seem to have come through the winter OK, the rest of the group seem to have not done as well.  Of two hazelnut plants, … Continue reading

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Impatient for Spring

Spring is arriving – slowly. Today I noticed birds chirping in the middle of the day for the first time this year, and the garden centers are flush with seeds and seed starting supplies. A couple of weeks ago I … Continue reading

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