Preparing for Winter


September 26, 2019

Photos courtesy of Mike Heath.

Above: Placing mulch around blueberry plants.

Well, I was wrong. Or at least my hopes were. I truly hoped we could squeeze out another two to three weeks of nice, warm weather before it started getting cold. Last night my hopes were dashed. The low here at the house was 38 degrees. That's only six degrees from freezing. Freezing is the end of an experiment I have going in the strawberries and will mean a quicker demise of the vegetables in the greenhouse. Right now everything is still producing and I'd hoped to go into November. Oh. Except the cucumbers. After more than 200 quarts of pickles I'm a bit tired of canning that particular v...

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