We returned from our week long vacation and to my surprise, most of my plants looked pretty good. There was enough rain that most everything did well in my absence.
My tomatoes are turning red and they are so delicious. We had blt’s for dinner last night. Yum. That is the taste of summertime.
Which reminds me that the end of the summer is coming right along.
I plan on enjoying the autumn and the end of the gardening season as long as possible.
But before we know it we will be readying for winter time.
But not just yet.
There’s still plenty of summertime veggies to eat before then.
I am posting again about this fun project from last spring.
We found some vintage windows on the curb, and they inspired this entire project. With a bit of wood found in the garage and a quick trip to Home Depot, we had the makings of a fun weekend.
On a gorgeous day early last Spring, myhusband got started on building me a cold frame..
First he built it,
then he put on wheels so we can move it into the sun or in and out of the garage if we have a bad frost coming.
Next we painted it,
put the windows on with hinges,
and reused the window hardware as handles.
He added a couple of heavy duty handles on the sides for lifting (you never know)
and there you have it…
a great cold frame to hold all my fledgling seedlings and give them an early start.
~ All through the long winter, I dream of my garden. On the first day of spring, I dig my fingers deep into the soft earth. I can feel its energy, and my spirits soar. ~ Helen Hayes