Tag: fall gardening

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – October 2020

A few weeks ago, an extended cold snap that ended with a light frost on the last night of summer nearly brought the growing season here to a screeching halt before fall even arrived. Fortunately, an extensive and well-deployed collection of blankets, tarps, sheets,… Continue Reading “Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – October 2020”

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – October 2017

Hmmm…how best to sum up the last month in the garden? I keep coming back to the punchline of an old comedy sketch called “The End of the World”–the version with Peter Cook and Rowan Atkinson: “Well…it’s, uh, not quite the conflagration we’d been… Continue Reading “Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – October 2017”

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – October 2016

Yes, FINALLY, we did get some rain: a few blessed inches at the end of September. We’re still about 8 inches behind for the year, and it doesn’t look like there will be more soaking rain for a while, but it was better than… Continue Reading “Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – October 2016”