|Sun or rain, I love my linen|
|Ain't it loverly?|
I had half of Friday off because of some tests that were scheduled pretty much smack-dab in the middle of the day. It started raining early that morning and did. not. stop. Saturday? Wash, rinse, repeat, plus snow. Sunday? A hopefully bright start to the day that rapidly went downhill into...rain. I did manage to get out to a Cornell extension to pick up some bare root trees and a flat of sedums that I got at rock-bottom prices. The only downside was that it was not a local extension and I had to drive over an hour each way. I am trying to plant more flowering things to make my little plot a haven for bees, birds and all things pollinators.
While whizzing by Marianne's to say a quick hello on Friday, she gave me a bag of greens. And shiitakes!
|Bag o' greens|
|In its GF pie crust (pre-made)|
I did manage to rebuild one raised bed - in spite of the constant interruption by a neighbor who, having seen me working on it, decided he must step in and "help" poor, pitiful woman me. I do appreciate help, believe me. But when I need it. I was doing perfectly fine on my own. Pfft. Ah, well. I will take a picture of it when it stops raining. Sometime in June. One down, three more to go~! I also have to fix my coldframe and the chickens have ravaged my downspout. Because, obviously, I don't have enough to do. WAY too much downtime on my hands.
I have yet to stencil my quail egg boxes, but thought I would share just how darn cute they are with you:
|Thought using $ to give you |
and idea of size was appropriate.
In an effort to try and keep my couch cover ON the couch, I purchased a special bed for the Burrower, aka The Pat. The jury is still out. He seems to like it more if there is an additional fleece blankie inside the pouch.
|The bed within a bed.|
|Waiting for cheezies.|
I'm hoping for at least one afternoon of non-rain this coming weekend. I need to get at least two more raised beds finished and installed, along with prep for coop cleaning. Can't wait.