April update in English

Today, on the last day of April, it is time for the monthly update in English. April has been sooo cold. Sunny, beautiful, and cold. Frost during the night and early mornings, sun and birdsong during the days. But in spite of the cold, spring is truly here.

Cherry plums blooming along the road and our house to the left.
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March update in English

Calendar-wise, March is supposed to be the first month of spring. And in March we set the clocks for summer time. But frost during the night is still pretty normal. With the greenhouse full of plants that could survive (but wouldn’t like) the frosty temperatures, we’ve had candles burning all night in the greenhouse to keep the spring plants from freezing.

This girl has flowers on her mind…

How it works is that the flames keep the air moving, so frost doesn’t settle on the plants. It’s a trick I use in October, too, to keep the last chilis from freezing. It looks stunning seen from the outside.

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January update in English

As promised in December, I’ll write a monthly update in English – with lots of photos.

It’s Sunday and the last day of January. Now how did that happen? I can’t believe that we already used up a whole month of 2021.

Frost ‘diamonds’.

But thinking back over the last few weeks, a lot has happened.

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