Gotta love Iowa weather! Last Saturday I got a (little) sunburn on my arms while I was working outside cleaning up my flowerbeds and garden. It was at least 75 degrees and mostly cloudy with a nice breeze. Perfect weather to work in the yard!
I had some great help that day. AJ helped me in the front and HD helped me in the garden!
|Before and After|
Doesn't look much better in this picture, but it sure does in person!
Then that evening a storm rolled through and it cooled off drastically! By Sunday morning we had nice rain off and on all day and then Sunday night it turned into sleet, and then snow. So Monday morning we woke up to this:
At least it's some much needed moisture! Although this time of the year we would prefer it as a nice rain, but I guess we'll take whatever we can get!
Luckily before the rain and snow rolled in, we were able to get all the fertilizer applied to the fields that will have corn planted in them. You can read my post about crop management that explains why we apply the fertilizer here. So we should be ready to start planting as soon as it warms up. Ideally we would like the soil temperature to be at least 50 degrees before we start, but last I heard it was still in the lower 40s and that was before the snow. So hopefully in the next week or two we'll be seeing planters rolling across the fields in our area!
Hope you're having a great week! What's the weather been like in your area?