Ninety-something

Ninety-something
When heading out this morning, I found the temps had finally started to drop back down to a zone of comfort. I'm still amazed at how our once normal summers and winters have turned into months of erratic weather patterns. Up until these recent years, … continue reading

Contraction of Talented

Contraction of Talented
In spite of receiving a little more rain, it sure ended up being a hot and humid day today, and exceptionally glad I wasn't out in it that much once the afternoon sun arrived. I did get the arrow sign for my open house tomorrow, over to Clear Lake be … continue reading

Their Gates were Locked

Their Gates were Locked
I was delighted to be awakened in the night by the sound of a storm moving thru, and since it wasn't a nasty one, I soon fell back asleep. When morning arrived, I wasn't sure if we received much if any rain until I noticed all the puddling while driv … continue reading

Barnyard Cats

Barnyard Cats
This weather has really been creating havoc with not only our plants, but now our animals as well. Just yesterday I spoke with a gentleman who has a fine apiary which has been his pride and joy since retirement, and when asking how his busy bees have … continue reading

Catty-Cornered

Catty-Cornered
Another repeat of yesterday's heat and dryness came and went, and while driving to work early this morning, I was noticing all the more burned lawns which is makings of a not so beautiful June. If this weather pattern continues, can you imagine what … continue reading

Erased from our Culture

Erased from our Culture
It was an early up and out this morning, and mostly due to some additional desk work in need of my attention before the phones started ringing, and without interruptions, I'm always able to get such chores accurately completed in shorter time frames. … continue reading

We Ain’t in Kansas

We Ain’t in Kansas
It was a very early up and out for me, and the main reason being, was my wanting to get a good amount of outdoor work done before it turned hot. For the first time in a number of years, I was fully-dressed in my work clothes and out diligently workin … continue reading

Not One Response

Not One Response
In spite of not having any rain last night, I was certainly glad the wind changed directions, and with it coming from the north, made it all the less hot and humid. After getting a good look at some of our lawns, there were some grass spots definitel … continue reading

Bidding Wars

Bidding Wars
These exceptionally warm days are turning into something a-kin to "Ground Hog Day" where they all start out the same, and finish on a similar note. They're predicting a possibility of rain tonight, but it sure doesn't feel or smell like rain's a-comi … continue reading

A Landscaper’s Eye-Candy

A Landscaper’s Eye-Candy
Another blistering day came and went, and as each one passes without rain, we'll be finding our green spaces turning to amber. After reading a forwarded email from a client today which came from one of our State's agencies, the entire bulletin was ce … continue reading

River City Rag

River City Rag
Another hot one arrived again today, which prompted me to get all my running done as early as possible before the sun started beating down from high-above. I don't know about the rest of you, but I'm really starting to see spots of green turning brow … continue reading