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!

Harvest before growing – the reverse cycle of asparagus

This year’s season started very late but full of promise as last year the summer went well for the asparagus to really recharge their roots. However not only was this season 2 weeks late, it also continued cold and still is quite cool meaning the plants have been slow to extend their shoots. It is … More Harvest before growing – the reverse cycle of asparagus