Fiddleheads to eat and some are frozen for later on.
The last week of May was filled with many good things. The good things are fiddleheads (above), rhubarb, the first thunderstorm of the season.....complete with hail and a rainbow, several sunny and warm days, some gardening and flower planting and, fence building.
The rhubarb patch grew so fast.
The blossom of the rhubarb is rather unique and needs to be cut off so the rest of the plant will grow.
I cut enough to make a rhubarb crumble and a stew. Still lots left!
On Monday at suppertime after a rather warm sunny afternoon the skies got really dark and thunder rumbled. A storm watch was on and we were in the path.
The wind whipped up and it started with hail for just a few seconds then the rains came.
Boy, did it every pour! The water flowed everywhere.
And then the sun came out in the west and a beautiful rainbow arched over the valley as the storm clouds moved down the river.
Last night we finished the section of fence connecting with our neighbours on the right and Saturday morning we built the corner fence on the left corner of the property in the above photos. I love it! And we are so thankful that our neighbours gave us the extra cedar rails they didn't want. Now, I just need to figure out what to plant in the corners.
The geranium is called Rocky Mountain Royal Red. I thought it appropriate as our daughter and her family live near the Rockies. Isn't it a beautiful colour? It's almost fluorescent.
I got some of my containers planted up on Monday but had to keep them in the garage for a few days as there was a risk of frost at night and it was quite cold in the day as well.
Now I just need to buy some hanging baskets and maybe plants to fill a couple more containers for the back deck when it's complete.
So it was a busy week to end the month of May but we got a few things accomplished around the property. I just wish I had more energy and my body is so sore from bending and squatting and lifting and digging. Oh my. I'm getting too old for this!
The weather has been gorgeous since Thursday with lots of sunshine and temperatures in the low 20's (70'sF). Perfect summer weather. I hope it lasts for 4 more months!
And it's now June! Happy June everyone!
Have a wonderful week.