Too many rain drops and other summer tales

Climate change strikes again. After the extremely snowy winter, snow melt here in Lapland caused quite a bit of flooding. Water in the lake hardly reached the normal level before the rainy part of the summer started. Flood pools near the shorelines offered an excellent breeding ground for insects. Insect eating birds and their little … More Too many rain drops and other summer tales

Just like summers used to be – before they invented holidays!

 It was another busy summer! We were simply too busy to write about it. But at least we took some pictures. One of the first duties of the season was rearranging the growing place for young asparagus plants.  There always must be new trials, some for each season. This mysterious group of seedlings is one … More Just like summers used to be – before they invented holidays!

Almost giant pumpkin

Fresh tomatoes and cucumbers, finally at the end of summer. 2016. We have once again succeeded to grow the possibly most expensive tomatoes and cucumbers anywhere. Well production costs for this little bowl of salad satisfaction are well above the price we can pay in the local shops, but you can’t get that home grown … More Almost giant pumpkin