As farmers, we tend to spend a lot of time listening to weather forecasts, watching the sky, and playing in the dirt! Even though we have officially retired from the physical labor of farming, we will always remain farmers and have farming in our blood.
Our land and crops, flowers, grass, and bushes are still recovering from the harshness of this past winter. My blackberries are very slow to recover and I fear the harvest will be very small. Hopefully they will come back stronger next year. The same is true of the ornamental grass. I am not sure it is going to make it. We have already dug up two clumps that were on either side of the garage door and replaced them with rose bushes. We will see how the others progress after the 5 ½ inches of rain 10 days ago and temperatures this week in the 90’s. (There’s that farmer in me!)Read More »