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What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 10/06/2012 at 01:16

O frabjus day!!! Calloo! Callay!

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 09/06/2012 at 16:09

Lovely bright sunshine here--weeds and tent caterpillars flourishing.

June in Your Garden!

Posted: 09/06/2012 at 16:06

Hello,all-looks like a decent day here--sorry to hear about your rotten weather. Here the most discouraging thing is the caterpillar plague--it has destroyed many of my friend's gardens, and I am out patrolling and killing them several times a day.

It's a shame when these things happen--quite discouraging, but this too will pass.

Fork Handles

Posted: 08/06/2012 at 18:29

Kate, the island is fairly self-sufficient--there are 2 grocery/liquor stores, a great veggie market, a pub, a class resort, harbours, two provincial parks [one of which runs a bus to the pub from the campground], and a farmers'market every Saturday. There is no bank, but several ATM machines. We have a library, school, and bookstore. I take the ferry to town every so often to stock up on meat, etc, and have a huge freezer. We have a medical center, but have been looking for a doctor for over a year- we have to make do with locums and a nurse practitioner. Dentist comes once a week.

Fork Handles

Posted: 08/06/2012 at 17:50

Rained hard here all night, but lightening up now. Planted dianthus, lobelia, and some pretty frilly red lettuce called Lollo Rossa. Off to do the weekly shop later.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 07/06/2012 at 17:56

Pouring here too, as predicted. Repaired water collection system working swimmingly.

June in Your Garden!

Posted: 06/06/2012 at 21:04

I am going to try spraying with diluted milk--but not until after this week's rain. It is just an experiment---nothing ventured.

June in Your Garden!

Posted: 06/06/2012 at 13:45

Figrat, I envy you your roses--I don't have much luck with mine. If the tent caterpillars don't get them, they are plagued with black spot. And deer love them of course. My foxgloves, all self-seeded, should be spectacular this year--they are just beginning. Today we should see some sun, but the rain moves back in tonight and for the foreseeable future. Yet, when I dug down to plant yesterday, the ground was dry 15 cm down. Can't win! They have postponed the school sports day until September.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 06/06/2012 at 13:29

Morning,all-cat woke me at 4:30 am complaining that the dog had drunk all the water,and I was treated to the sight of the moon shining on the ocean and what appears to be a cloudless dawn , for once. Must make the most of it, as the rain is back tomorrow. Nice dawn chorus, though.

June in Your Garden!

Posted: 05/06/2012 at 23:19

Love it, David Spikes--those blues are magnificent!

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