No, I'm not moving. The plants are. The tender plants that have spent nearly a week in the hoophouse are coming back inside this evening. Sure, the 10 day forecast calls for a low of only 41 degrees tonight, but I don't trust the weatherman any more than a used car salesman at this time of year.
There is a lot of rain in the forecast next week. I'll be happy to see it. Aside from our passing shower last night, we've not had any precipitation since it snowed almost two weeks ago. Yesterday, it was 82. There's a saying in these parts, "If you don't like the weather, move."
Planning to scatter some seeds today in the perennial bed. I have Forget-Me-Nots, Alyssum, and Gloriosa daisies that were purchased from the dollar store. I also need to scatter some fertilizer on the perennial bed. A few of the wintersown "Hunks of Seedlings" received a dash of tobacco fertilizer when they were planted out. Others were left to their own devices. The fertilized plants are doing much better and showing significant growth over the ignored ones. I suspect the weeds will enjoy it as much as the flowers.
It's 50 degrees and overcast. There is a chill in the air.
A few pictures from my morning walk through the yard.
euonymus, privet, and leatherleaf mahonia.
The ditch lilies along the retaining wall are starting to push through the dirt and mulch I added to the bed. Wintersown daylilies will be planted here too.
The daffodils that started blooming in January are done. The tulips are up next. There should be 40+ bulbs around the tree. I don't count even half that many.
Periwinkle on the front slope is showing lots of new growth.
Miscanthus - divided and replanted last week.
Something has the late night munchies.