Archive for August, 2015

We have been experiencing hotter than usual temperatures this month and the crops, trees and gardens are showing the stress from the heat.  We have raised garden beds so have been able to water without wasting and other than produce ripening quickly in the heat, we have enjoyed eating fresh food from the garden.

On the plus side of the lack of moisture is the lack of mosquitoes! However, grasshoppers are starting to make an unwelcome appearance.  It does keep our cats busy chasing them through the grass.11138139_1424953814498520_4210188788098959954_nNot only a grasshopper catcher, she also managed to eat the catnip down to the soil.


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