I woke up to the sound of heavy rain pounding the roof. I couldn't believe it since the weather was so nice yesterday. The first thing I thought of was my tender second planting of spinach and lettuce. I was worried that it was getting pounded into the ground. But when I got up and around to checking things outdoors I was relieved to find everything A-okay.
It seemed like a great day to stay indoors and do indoor stuff.....like baking salmonberry pies and tarts...
And crocheting a baby sweater for a friend who is having a boy very soon...
I had one brave customer. That's okay...it will give the peas time to ripen without people picking them!
All in all it was a good day.
THE U-Pick GARDEN will be closing August 20th. This will be the last year the garden will be open to the public. Next year I'll be operating as a CSA, supplying about 20 regular customers with weekly boxes. Thank you for your support over the last 8 years, but it's time to try something new.
To get a copy of my book, "How To Grow Vegetables In Sitka, Alaska" just give me a call....The books are $20 plus tax. If you live out of town and want me to mail you a copy, you can mail a check for $25.60 to:
P O Box 6021
Down To Earth U-Pick Garden is located at 2103 Sawmill Creek Road in Sitka, Alaska. It is open usually from mid-June through late August. Hours are Monday-Saturday 12:00 to 6:30. On Farmer's Market Saturdays I am not open until 2:00. Children are welcome but may not run through the garden or chase the ducks. If you have any questions you can contact me, Lori Adams, at 907-747-6108 or 907-738-2241. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org