Heat Wave

The first week of June has been unseasonably warm, even by Yakima standards, peaking at 105° for two days in a row. Established plants are wilting and emerging seedlings are stressed. However, our landscaping and gardens are designed to provide some added shelter from such weather extremes. Raised beds for the vegetable garden are enclosed behind 5 foot … Continue reading Heat Wave

Third Day

Landed in Brisbane, Australia at about 7:30 (local time) and made a mad dash through the terminal to catch our connecting flight to Christchurch, New Zealand. Virgin Australia flight 124 from Brisbane took off at about  8:30 am and landed in Christchurch at 3:00 pm on March 11th. During the flight we met two sisters from Australia on their way to NZ as … Continue reading Third Day