It's been ages since I made an entry here. Summer is always a busy time of year. There are weeds to be pulled, trees to be pruned and gardens to plant. Fall and Winter are my down times and it is at that time of the year that my thoughts turn to blogging and journaling. We are coming into our hottest times of the year. We've been having a heatwave up here for the last two weeks where the temperatures up here are in the 100's. That's pretty warm for over 6000 feet! The forestry service is on us all to prune back our shrubs and eleminate weeds, grasses and pine needles on our property which is quite an undertaking when you live up here in a pine forest. All of our weekends have been spent outside working.
We had a killing frost in May that put an end to my hopes for a garden this year. It killed all of my tender plants. I haven't had the heart to start up again, so there will be no pumpkin patch for the grandkids this year at Halloween. I didn't have much luck last year anyway since the frost we had a few days before killed them. I'm beginning to think that mother nature just isn't smiling on my attempts. I am eager to find out how all of your gardens are doing though.