MELINDA'S GROWING CHALLENGE:
Borage ready to bloom!
As I post this weeks challenges update, I must report that my Union is getting ready to strike Boeing. Whether or not I agree that the contract offer is fair, the Union is suggesting Strike.
This is were what I have learned so far in the Independence Days challenge will come in handy!
Sharon's Independence Days Challenge
1. Plant something. Nothing this week
2. Harvest something: Cucmbers, tomatoes, peas, borage leaves
3. Preserve something- dries some tarragon, some mint and froze a head of cauliflower
4. Prep something.- Mad a couple of bell cloches for fall garden, figured how to cover my pots
5.Cook something new- Ate something new... ate a pumpkin flower in my salad today
6-Manage your reserves: Qorked on storage in the garage
7- Work on local food systems- Nope
8-Compost, Repair, Reuse, Reduce, Recycle something: a few pop bottles that I use for bel cloches- simply cut off the bottom
9-Learn a skill: nope
CRUNCHY DOMESTIC GODDESS’ 5 MINUTE SHOWER CHALLENGE Still doing it at 5 minute or less showerwd, still catching shower warm-up water, still clean and not smelly! Started brushing teeth in shower before the water starts.
CRUNCHY CHICKENS' SWEATY BUTT-CRACK CHALLENGE No A/C Use this week. Didn't need it.
MELINDA'S GROWING CHALLENGE Borage is ready to start blooming. Broccoli is still the same.