Daily Archives: January 13, 2014
After my whirlwind year of 2013 when writing took up a good chunk of my existence, I’m going back to the garden. Taking a break, if you will, from the fervent typing in exchange for the rhythmic till of soil. It’s good to be outside, especially on a day when it’s sunny and 70! Florida living…. Not that the polar vortex missed us. It didn’t. But we do get a reprieve where many of you do not. My condolences.
My plants have missed me but are loving the cooler temps. Cabbage and broccoli love this weather.
Brussels Sprouts are coming along nicely, plumping on the stalk.
Onions, too. The warm bed of hay mulch helps.
I also have carrots, kale and lettuce in ground. A few peppers, plus, we planted some potatoes today. All seem content. Miraculously, my tomatoes are not brown and dead from last week’s freeze.
Not sure how that happened but I’m not chancing a bite of the fruit. I think I’m good until spring. 🙂
Spring. In Florida that’s only 6 weeks away! I hate to boast but life is good here in the South.