Category Archives: 2005

Journal for December 23, 2005

The weather in the last few weeks has been very changeable – for a while it was so cold and windy that it was difficult to plant.
When the temperature is very low it takes the seeds a while to melt their way into the surface of the snow. If the wind blows them before they stick, they blow across the surface. I always worry that I’ll lose all my seeds on days like that, so I usually stop planting. It was very cold for about a week, and I only got a few sections planted – some days I couldn’t plant at all. Continue reading