It seems as though fall is finally arriving. With the last few days reaching above twenty degrees (Celsius that is) it has been an unusually hot October. Now that it actually feels like autumn, I think it’s best to say a formal “goodbye” to summer.
Month: October 2017
This summer was a pretty weird one weather wise. Since it rained almost everyday my garden was thriving! It was luscious and green, but due to the lack of hot days nothing was ripening. So, when I left for school I gave my mom one task, to look after my garden. I even sent here reminders via text. She looked after it to the best of her ability. As you all know, this September has been unseasonably hot. Last week it was 40 degrees! This weather has been fantastic for my garden because now everything is ripening. When I returned home the other day I went out to check on my garden and was absolutely shocked. There was so much to be harvested it was insane! I picked about 40 Roma tomatoes, a basket of cherry tomatoes, around 12 or 13 cucumbers and two baskets of raspberries. Also, I have about ten pounds of Swiss chard and I am trying to figure out what to do with it, got any suggestions? (more…)