This is (I think) a white birch tree. I walk past it almost daily with the dogs. Today, in the streetlight, it looked kind of eerie. I thought it’d be worth a picture. And a post. Most of the Birch trees around here are red..
I have four pineapples growing in my yard. Below, you can see 3 of them.
Can you see all 3? They’re there!
Happy Pi day! 3.14. i got out of the Navy March 14 1985. Went in March 15 1979. Long time ago!
it rained last night! I was awake for my 2:30 insomnia session and it rained good for about 15 minutes. Puddles on the road this morning. The plants needed it a lot. Tap water just doesn’t do the trick like rain.
It is 6:48. I got up at 4:55. I just now got to the point where my morning routine is done and I can finally sit down with my coffee. In 9 minutes, I have to leave for work. I have a pretty intensive morning routine. Feed dogs and cats, water plants. Walk dogs, exercise, shower shave and things like that.
its pretty good. It’s a nice morning this morning. Perfect temperature. Yesterday was better though, a little more breeze. This morning, the moon was half covered by clouds, all morning till it set. It was like the clouds didn’t move, for an hour.
I have not yet taken a sip from my first cup of coffee from the new stove. I imagine it will be much the same.
Pleasant good morning to you, happy Friday. I had a good sleep last night.
some people from the department of agriculture came over yesterday and evaluated my “farm”. I learned that the lemon tree in the yard is actually a Suriname Cherry, and not a lemon at all.
And my lemon tree that has been dying for a year has. A plethora of problems. I looked many times and saw nothing, but the Department Of Agriculture people showed me well camouflaged caterpillars, eggs, these weird flies and now that I’ve seen them I can see them, but before that they were invisible.
This last week has not been a good one for a lot of my plants. I think I lost all 9 of my tomato plants. They were holding on, barely growing it all. Then in the last week, they just wilted up and died I don’t think any plants in the screen House gets enough light. I wish I had put it where I knew it should be instead of where the ex wife wanted it.
I have a fern that has been struggling that seems to be ready to kick the bucket. Lettuce has quit producing leaves and is making seed. Beets never did well.
I have a lemon tree that has been dying for years. I’ve tried everything to save it .
it hurts to see the plants suffer, decline and die. I have a lot that are doing really well though. Most.
Made it out yesterday without being on a jury. I got selected, but got released because I had a note from the court excusing me one day for a dental appointment. Yeay!
This weekend I repotted a giant cactus that I have disliked for quite a long time. I the top picture, it is in the cube pot, almost as tall as me. In the “After” picture, well, that pot is about 4 inches on each side and the cactus is as big as my thumb.
Last night, I dreamed this while day through. I already went to work, forgot about jury duty and talked to the boss. I also went scuba diving and got stuck in a hole whilst trying to get a good shot of a banded shrimp. All last night in my dreams.
i tried to mow the lawn this weekend, and ended up taking the mower to he Repair Shop. It’s ridiculous. The mower dies because short, dry grass is too much load for it 3 feet and restart 3 feet and restart. Very annoying.
Im off to work now. (Although I’ve already been there, done that). Have a good day!
Above are yesterdays pictures of the plants in the “Screen House”. Top left are some giveaway plants. They are really nice as when it rains, they hold a drop of water in their petals like a jewel. They grow well under almost all conditions and turn red after time in the sun. Top right is a wide angle shot that shows almost everything going on inside the Screen House.
Bottom left are radishes, beans and broccoli. I think they’re growing too slow, probably not enough light. Bottom right is cherry tomatoes and cucumbers. They seem healthy, but are holding steady and not growing much. Maybe not enough light. There’s a huge poinciana tree there that I wish I had planted at the side of the yard instead of the center. I trimmed it back I thought too far but it comes back thicker and thicker.
Dodged the bullet again on jury duty yesterday. I saved my own butt. I don’t have to report again until next week.