We went outside this morning to get in a few licks before the predicted rain started. (It's 4:30 in the afternoon now and nary a raindrop has fallen. Hmm, could it be the precipitation in the form of rain/snow is going to bypass us??)
Oh my, was it chilly out there. We've seen a high of 41 degrees today, no sun, very damp and a refreshing little breeze adding to the shivers.
This is hubby loading some wood shavings from back in the wood working area for me to use to finish mulching the strawberry plants. Notice his wool hat AND hood? Yup. Bone-chillin' nasty out there.
I had mulched inbetween the rows of berries earlier but this morning finished putting shavings around each individual plant. I thought I was being wise and dressing warmly enough by putting on my wool winter hat, but soon decided to pull up my hood, too.
This is a bird's eye view of the strawberry patch completely mulched and ready for production! Although in truth, we're still two months away from ripe berries.
The darker material you see on part of the field garden is compost hubby's spreading. He'll cultivate that in as soon as he can and then that area will be ready for planting . . . once we get past this latest predicted snow and warmer weather returns to the northwoods again.