The Farm Report 10-26-2018
...to this. The buckwheat has been killed by...
...This! Snow! In the middle of October! We went from no frost to inches of snow and ice cold temps overnight. And I don't mean that figuratively. I mean OVERNIGHT!
After all the heat we endured this past summer, it is amazing that I have any strawberry plants at all. But! 'Hope springs eternal!' and I do have a really nice strawberry bed heading into next spring.
This one little sad rose is all that survived from Joyce's Rose Bed. It had one more little perfect red rose bud growing on it. I was anticipating bringing it to you as a cover shot.
This pretty much tells all about the season. Time to gather in and close up.
Sorry, Beth, but the snow took a tole on the muskmelon project. One bucket is still trying, the other is now planted to parsley. If we can't have melon, then we'll have delicious potato soup - with parsley.
The lettuces inside the greenhouse are thriving! This one is 'Little Gem.'
This one is 'All Year 'Round'
This one is a romaine type called 'Little Caesar'
The roots they grow in the hydroponic sweater pans are amazing.
Even though it is cold and the season is ending, there is always a place for an afternoon in the sun. They just laid there and soaked up the last of the heat.