The heat and sun is here! The plants grow faster. I have to irrigate more. And everything finds what shade it can!
There are lots of leafy green veggies this week (and extra spinach! yay!). And more flowers begin to show life to their buds and flower stalks!
The familiar weekly routine of plant, irrigate, tend, harvest, repeat has begun!
It's that special time of summer! The wonderfully magical blue skies filled with cottonwood fluff! Growing up all the grumpy old white men complained for days and weeks about it, but I have always loved watching it float away on the summer breezes. It's the summer 'snow' that makes you feel like you get to live inside a magical snow globe and I'm glad I get to share the field and forest with many Cottonwoods (my fav deciduous tree! shhh don't tell the rest. I don't want them to get jealous!)
As the sun sets, the huntress creeps silently through the tall grass, with one last chance to catch her prey ... before her human carries her safely inside for nighttime. The gophers and ground squirrels will still be there come morning but many larger things that stalk silently through the grass come out at night.
What's available this week?
I'm Farmer Megan with a life full of cackles, clucks, quacks, weeds, crazy kitten, and one tiny, senior, blind dog.