Through the Year

June has certainly been a trying month - with weather that has been less than ideal. At least we haven't had to water much! This period of rain has got the grass and weeds going great, and little time available to either mow the lawn or pull weeds. Hopefully, we will begin to see some more sun soon. Take heart, we could be in the year 1816, which was claimed as "The Summer That Never Was". There was snow in June, a frost in July, and another killing frost in August.

Egg Art

AND what is so rare as a day in June?


The greenhouses are bursting their seams! My plants are growing at an astonishing
pace - many of the tomatoes have blossoms. With the heat, it has been a

Nothing Gold Can Stay
April Aconite
Nature's first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf's a flower;
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf.
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay.

April Aconite