This fall has been surprisingly warm. Generally we have our hard freeze in mid October, but here we are a few days into November and we still haven’t had it. Today was in the 60s, and it looks like the next week will be that nice too. This means a lot of things are still blooming in the garden that shouldn’t be.
The only downside is that we have had a nasty aphid infestation in our area. They won’t be killed off until the hard freeze comes. Just look at how many are covering our poor roses!
This nice weather also has made it hard to get in the holiday spirit… it’s hard to think of Thanksgiving and Christmas when there are still flip flops on my feet. I keep thinking it’s still summer.