Sometimes, I can get so focused on the jobs to be done, the prep for next year, the taking care of business before the heavy frosts and winter's arrival, I don't listen to what my garden is telling me, or look to see what nature is showing off...like Mr. Chipmunk stocking up for the long cold nights ahead. What if I hadn't been sitting, watching and listening? He was a highlight of my autumn day, with Olympic dreams, health maintained on a diet of Vitamin 'C' packed rose hips (Rosa glauca rubrifolia to be exact).
|Olympian upside down pose|
|Vitamin C capsules for Optimum health!|
world of ferment out there I haven't accessed yet.
The cold framed raised bed also received a nice dressing of compost. This is our second winter trying to extend the season with fresh salad greens and it can be done! Niki Jabbour will soon have a book available through Storey Publishing and I can't wait until it's out in December. Hers is a Nova Scotia experience so it appeals greatly to me, although the book itself is for all regions.
Meanwhile, The Cap's gone all tired with the work he's had to do......The poor man needs a rest.......