Aside from one October snowstorm, fall of 2012 has been exceptionally nice.
We've enjoyed very few windy days, beautiful foliage, sunny skies:
Perfect weather for bulb planting, compost spreading, leaf raking & plant inspection.
This weekend brought a second snowstorm with lows in the teens and a high today of 30. Cruel reminders that winter is impatiently waiting.
I've been fretting over the Oranda's added to the pond (on impulse) this summer. Concerned they are not hardy enough to survive the cold like their counterpart koi & common goldfish. A decision is imperative...
The weather is forecasted to warm again this week. Enough to rake a final round of oak leaves & finish up remaining garden tasks. With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away & the holidays closely following it will be time to move the gardening indoors.
which, as you can see, has already begun...