Last Sunday, I learned that the robin nest had only one baby; all grown up, but with a speckled chest confirming a young age, it was bravely standing by the edge, preparing to leave the safety of the straw basket, and join the wide and wild world. My garden is in full motion, and ready to take-off, as well.
I always thought onions arrived in the Americas from the Old World, but since they were sold in Mexican (Aztec) ancient markets, and have a Nahuatl name, it is probably fair to assume that many recipes for salsa, guacamole, and stews from pre-Hispanic times already had onions on their ingredient lists ... click on image for more
Yesterday, Victoria Day Monday, was another one of those “unusual” May days of the Canadian spring weather. It started cool but sunny, so I had a chance to transplant some of my seedlings to the garden beds, or to bigger pots outside. I was comparing the ones I grew in the basement under grow lights, and some I had upstairs by a South facing window... click on image for more