Kitchen Garden

Hot and Windy Day

Sunny morning as apple blossom petals fall to the ground.

Ambient temperatures soared to the high eighties on Saturday with wind gusts over 25 mile per hour. It was an unseasonably hot and windy day. Pollinators continued to work the fruit trees and the backyard is covered with fallen apple blossom petals.

I worked outdoors, digging the next garden plot and washing garden tubs. The next plot will hold a large number of vegetable varieties, more than a dozen. As I spaded the earth and considered layout options, time passed quickly. How seedlings are arranged will impact production.

It was a day of anticipation, for soaking up sunlight, and being buffeted by the wind.

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