After a long day of travel, V and I arrived home Monday night. Sadly, he came down with a cold Sunday night and was a miserable flyer. But we had a lovely trip and the weather home was beautiful. We were able to see a lovely sunset above the clouds:
And today another first:
We have the potential for patchy frost tonight. WAAAY too early in my book. I don't really think it will be a problem- they're forecasting 34 but the sky is clear so who knows. Honestly, I don't really care if the garden gets hit at this point. After 4 days of not being picked, I only got half of a 5 quart pail of tomatoes.
But we do have peppers:
Not much else is going on here. The children are settling back into the routine of school, the chickens are doing what chickens do, the cats are being catty and the dog is ruling over all.
Oh, and a question. I've got some quite overgrown pattypan squash. I've been splitting them and feeding them to the chickens. But does anyone know if I can store them like a winter squash for the winter? I may try it just to see what happens. I don't see why they wouldn't work.