Overcast Sunday: still awesome

We got out into the yard for several hours today. Here’s what we’ve been up to this week — minus the tiny and adorable Pacific Tree Frog who hopped away before I could get a picture.

Cut back the mint so the new shoots can grow
Cut back the mint so the new shoots can grow
Added some compost to the rhubarb
Added some compost to the rhubarb
Rhubarb again
Rhubarb again
This purple broccoli is 2 years old. I neglected to pull it out last fall but it turns out to be good because it's got awesome side-shoot production. I'm going to save seed.
This purple broccoli is 2 years old. I neglected to pull it out last fall but it turns out to be good because it's got awesome side-shoot production. I'm going to save seed.
Artichoke coming back from the root
Artichoke coming back from the root
New peepers!
New peepers!
Maple bacon in the smoker
Maple bacon in the smoker
Working on clearing out the strawberry patch ... it's a gradual process.
Working on clearing out the strawberry patch ... it's a gradual process.


Edited to add: Also, we inherited a cat a while back, and since Fry puppy has gotten used to him, Max cat is out in the house in the daytime. Today we had the doors wide open and so Max had his first day going in and out at our place.

Oh also, we have a cat.
Oh also, we have a cat.

He’s in for the night again now, but I wanted to illustrate how cute he is. Yay! Kitty!

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