Well, I am itching to plant my veggies starts, but the weather just can't seem to settle down. Last Friday it was a howling blizzard that left me with this in my garden:
And these poor irises were so pretty the day before.
Not everything took a beating, though. The arugula was snug in the cold frame and did all right:
And look at this! One of the sugar snap peas that I thought had bitten the dust somehow resurrected itself:
Sometimes good things happen in spite of my efforts.
This week the blizzard is gone, but the winds are still howling. Since high winds usually signal some sort of cold front moving through, I'm reluctant to take a chance on planting. And it's so bad out there right now, I don't even feel like doing any other of the myriad garden chores that want doing. I mean, I will go outside in most weather, but the 35mph winds with 50-60 mph gusts have got me beat this time.