After weeks of rain and below-normal temps our tomatoes looked sad and barely grew. Then they began to turn yellow and we wondered if we were going to lose them. But then this past weekend the cold, rainy spell ended! They are now standing taller and things are looking up! Continue reading “Our Garden is Recovering from the Incessant Rain!”
I was first in line today, and my shadow shows the silhouette of my canvas tote that I brought in anticipation of filling with a few goodies. This is a very big annual event with a gigantic “White Elephant” sale that begins at 8:00 a.m. and a half-day long auction of furniture, antiques, boats, cars, and whatever other donations they received. Continue reading “Out Picking: Falmouth, Maine Lion’s Club White Elephant Sale & Auction”
Wayne planted the tomato seedlings and we developed a new netting system for which I devised a doorway to our raised bed gardens out of bamboo sticks! A how-to follows our planting in pictures.
Wayne and I both really loved our homegrown tomato sandwiches, salads, sauces and slices last year so we decided that he would build another raised bed this spring. Continue reading “Building A Second Raised Garden Bed for 2017”
From Wayne: “After Averyl’s confirmation ceremony at St Luke’s Cathedral her sponsor gave her a beautiful yellow rose bush in full bloom ready for planting. The sight of those beautiful flowers got me thinking about what I could do to keep the memory and spirit of the ceremony fresh in our minds.” Continue reading “My Confirmation Gifts: A Holy Trinity of Roses!”
I received two complimentary tickets to the Gulf of Maine Seafood Celebration at the Gulf Of Maine Research Institute in Portland, so I took Wayne out on a date! Continue reading “Gulf of Maine Seafood Celebration in the Old Port”