Archive - Aug 6, 2009

Bottle this one up

What a perfect day. This is what summer is supposed to be like. I stepped outside early this morning to birds, sunshine and beautiful green.

The nursery inspector was here today. Each year, an inspector comes to certify that we are disease free so we are permitted to ship plants across state lines. The more practical result is that you learn from the inspector what is going on around the state.

The Big Bug Fear right now is the emerald ash borer, which recently was discovered in St. Paul.