Everything is parched. Last Thursday we received a little rain with the passing storms. It's been a while since we've had any real precipitation around these parts. Everyone's complaining about it. Too bad the winter rains couldn't have been spaced out a little better to help us now that the temperatures have increased. This week, our next chance of rain is on Monday, a week away. I'll have to pull out the hose and water a little every morning. I hate doing that.
The purple columbine I sowed in December 2008 is about to bloom. I sowed more this past winter and hope to have several more planted out as soon as it looks like rain is likely.
It's another cool morning at 41 degrees. At least the pollen seems to be taking a break. The air is clear and crisp, as it should be.
8:39am - Beefsteak and Rutgers tomatoes have been transplanted into single containers. The seedlings are still so tiny. I gave them a weak dose of fertilizer yesterday. I'm hoping to see some growth soon. Granny Cantrell seedlings are the tallest at about 4" with lots of leaves. Last year, I had 2' tall plants going into the garden about this time.