Ahhhh...the weekend is just about upon us. It is a grey morning here in Eastern PA...rain is showing on the radar just west of us. Hoping it will take some of the humidity away when it comes through.
Last night Colin came over for dinner and after eating, we drove over to his office (which is a huge campus). He belongs to the garden club at work and has a raised bed box which is really nice since he and Mailing live in a townhouse and have no property for a garden. Last year he had half a box which he shared with a co-worker. This year he decided to expand a bit and take an entire box. Unfortunately, the folks who had his box last year didn't do anything to improve the soil, so he has got that chore this year as well.
He has two cucumber plants at the front, eight various hot peppers in the middle and four different tomato plants at the back. One of his tomato plants has little tomatoes on it and with the exception of one (the ghost pepper), all of his pepper plants have peppers. It really is nice that his work offers this space. There are about 13 or so raised beds (they built two or three this year). Folks are growing strawberries, lettuce, green beans, cukes, etc.
This works out well for him - he gets in early enough in the morning that, after turning on his computer, he comes out to the garden to weed and water. He sometimes checks on things at lunch too, but usually he goes for a walk along the Perkiomen Creek.
And, that's what we did last night too, after checking out his little garden space. We walked for about 45 minutes along the Creek. Lots of geese by one of the dams and right near the path a group of 6 adult geese and 3 goslings (which are getting so big). It was muggy and hot, but it sure felt good to get out a move a bit. When we got back to the house, we all sat out on the patio and watched lightening bugs.
No weekend plans here - just the usual chores - laundry, grocery shopping, etc. Tyg says it's best to have no plans when it's this muggy!
What are you up to this weekend? Whatever it is - enjoy!!