This is a closeup of the oak tree we planted in the front yard last year, taken today. Many trees put out a small second flush of new leaves around this time if growing conditions are good. 147 more words
Unfortunately, some bugs have been having too many snacks on my mixed salad leaves. I thought it best to plant my next crop in a different container, which I have covered with a thin fleece in the hope of deterring these particular bugs from striking again.