Worm bin, mites update

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Quick update on the mite situation. We added a piece of cantaloupe, skin side up, to the bin and last night when we flipped it over, we found around 50 mites congregating on the melon. Skin side up is important. If you put it in the other way, the mites don't seem to notice it. I've read that ...

Shelter in the greenhouse

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Today I woke up to ice pellets bouncing off our windows. We had freezing rain this morning, and when I resurfaced from the subway, there were massive snowflakes falling. What happened to spring?! Yesterday we had some heavy rainfall. I was up at Fresh City Farms. As we did not want to compact the soil, we ...

Having a Spanish moment

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Is it possible that I'm starting to become more Spanish? In the beginning, when I first started Spanish lessons, I'd translate everything from English into French. Today, for the first time, I wanted to translate something from English into French and it came out of my mouth in Spanish. Shocking! Bear with me, it wasn't ...