These spring storms have not been the nicest to my little sprouts. At least four of the days this last week were filled with Flash Flood Advisory inducing downpours, and next week looks to be about the same. But the little sprouts that have sprung up all over the meadow seem to have survived for … Continue reading Week 2 Update: Braving the Storm
This update is going to be devoid of photos. Not because my camera isn't working. No, it's because there's nothing to write home about, as the saying goes. I've been watering my meadow, watching the little bits of grass I missed get taller and greener. Little cotyledons poke through the ground, but I have no … Continue reading Week 1 Update: What am I Looking at?
I am looking at my meadow and waiting with baited breath to see the first few sprouts of growth, which should be happening any day now. You know what I do see? I see the tiny tufts of grass sprinkled across the dirt. I see the little thistle-y weed near the edge that my rototiller … Continue reading Letting Weeds Go Wild
Finally, Iowa has decided to give me a beautiful sunny afternoon that was perfect for planting. You may recall that before I spent almost the entire week inside, I was able to get more dirt to fill in some holes that already existed in our flower bed. I also used that dirt to thinly cover … Continue reading Update: The Seeds are Planted! REJOICE!