Kris is a bit late this year with his garden, but I picked up some starter veggie plants to inspire him and sure enough tonite he borrowed a roto-tiller from a friend and prepped the ground. I bought some different tomato plants to try - we'll experiment a bit.
A couple of deals appear to be coming together this week - which is nice after several fell apart last week. Interesting fact - for all that our government is promoting "green energy", CMHC won't approve a mortgage for a home with wood heat only. Interesting......
So far this week, the weather's been great - bit hot for my liking on Monday, but yesterday and today were great. I understand Ottawa had a big thunderstorm yesterday afternoon - missed us completely. Which seems to be the norm, lately. It is supposed to rain tonite, but then Environment Canada has been saying it's going to rain for several days. So far not a drop!
Rick is getting closer and closer to having his tractor back together (this is his "winter" tractor, so as soon as it is painted and re-assembled, it will get put away for the summer. Then he will probably start work on the that pellet mill we bought last year to make our own pellets. (I don't know why I keep saying "we", I'm probably not going to have anything to do with the mill.....Rick and Kris are the ones who are keen to try it)
We've been watching a three part series on the History Channel - "The Hatfields and the McCoys" and quite enjoying it. Part three is on tonite and we're really looking forward to it. I'm sure it will be re-run many, MANY times though, until we're thouroughly sick of it!
Todays picture - Kris manning the 'tiller with friend Jacob and Rick looking on. I still maintain, it might have been easier with turning over the dirt with a spade the way my dad used to do, but apparently a roto-tiller was required for the job!
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