May and June Flowers on the Farm 2015
Well, I’ve been missing in action lately on this blog but I have good reasons. I spend so much time on the computer for work that my nights and weekends of blogging have become less and less. I have however been keeping busy out in the gardens, busy zentangling, busy getting ready for Relay’s (all four of my communities have their Relay For Life walks during the month of June – so busy!), and of course cooking and baking. The gardens have bloomed so fast this year that the lilac’s are already gone, the iris’ are here and yet some have faded in only a few days, and the peony’s are opening! Summer seems as if it is here already and yet, May just ended a few days ago!
I was told I was crazy to plant my peppers, tomatoes, squash, peas, and spinach in mid May in Vermont, and yet, it has been so warm, the vegetable garden is growing like crazy! I might have lost two squash plants to a freak (though normally a normal May occurrence) frost but I planted extra so we should be okay.
Here are just some of the things in bloom: