freakishly warm weather, some last minute gardening

We’ve had summery temperatures lately, and we took advantage of it to get some gardening done. David moved 15 (!) wheelbarrow loads of composted horse manure two days ago, and spread it in the “garden” between the two driveways near the road. This is an overflow garden: plants I can’t throw away or give away…

Welcome, Pillow! And a sleepy, mostly-brown garden

We have a new member of our household: a black cat named Pillow. He is, we strongly suspect, a drop-off. None of our near neighbors know him, and if he strayed for long he managed to do it without getting dirty, scuffed or burred. When Mr. Fluff showed up he was a mess, and we…