Some fun in honor of Thanksgiving.
Posts Tagged ‘autumn’
Here’s Main Street in Parowan (our country seat) yesterday. Today is clear and cold: they;re predicting a high of 38. Not much of a transition from autumn to winter!
Several weeks after our first frost, with many nights dipping into the low teens, only the hardiest of vegetables are still standing. In our garden, that means chard, our last surviving crop. We planted five-color chard for the second year this year and found it not only tasty, but sturdy as well. We like it [...]
Local farmers grow three crops of alfalfa each year. Alfalfa is frost-sensitive, so the third harvest is mostly completed– except for those farmers who wait until the last possible moment. Now, even they have cut their alfalfa and are getting ready to bale it…
There’s a storm blowing in tonight on a cold front. Lows are supposed to be around 23 (and we’re usually 5 – 10 degrees colder than predicted), with a possibility of rain and snow. Snow!We picked the last of our summer crops today, including a couple of gallons of green tomatoes. That’s more than all [...]
Today was a great “garden exchange” day. We gave away extra squashes, and got eggplant, basil, peppers, cucumbers, and another squash from our friends. Sadly, this will likely be our last exchange of the summer season: there’s a frost warning for tonight. The National Weather Service predicts 36 degrees, and our lows are typically 8-10 [...]