Tag: weather

Getting frosty.

I know that elsewhere in North America there is already snow but I am surprised by the level of frost in Van this morning just the same. This may be our first real killing frost of the season which means I’ve got to get… Continue Reading “Getting frosty.”

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Will solstice bring summer?

It’s probably a good thing that I didn’t know GardenWorks was having a 30% off sale when I pulled up on Saturday or I would have had more time to rationalize all the “saving money” I could do by purchasing quantity. As it was,… Continue Reading “Will solstice bring summer?”

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Observations.

New things I noticed in the garden yesterday: my pink dogwood is coming into leaf and flower, my carrots and beets are sending up little shoots already! Oh, and someone stomped on one of my more promising raspberry canes 😦 I suspect that was… Continue Reading “Observations.”

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Getting on with it….

Someone at work just told me the reason for the colder-than-average BC winters the last couple of years is because we are at the lowest point of the eleven-year sunspot cycle, and apparently this is the worst it’s going to get. That would be… Continue Reading “Getting on with it….”

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