Garden log, 10.27.14

Just a quick reminder to myself–I transplanted broccoli raab and spinach today, watered the plants in the cold frame and the potted cyclamen. It’s been dry for about ten days now. The nights have been nice and cool but today got up to 80 F (26.6 C), which doesn’t feel like fall at all. We’re also late for our first frost, but it doesn’t look like we’ll have any chance of it before Saturday at the earliest.

I’m starting to get enough falling leaves to be worth raking and shredding. My personal promise to myself is not to let the leaves get too far ahead of me. It’s depressing to have to spend an entire weekend raking and shredding (but oh, the wonderful leaf mold!).

 

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One thought on “Garden log, 10.27.14

  1. I was cleaning a neighbors yard and couldn’t just dump the leaves behind their fence…. after a run through with the mower, I put the mulched leaves into a bag and took them home with me. I also love to think about the nice leaf mould, and I’m quite pleased with myself šŸ™‚

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