Consistent harvests of Summer vegetables coming out of the garden now. A whole mess of hot peppers are not too far behind.
So far pickle consumption has kept pace with cucumber production. Looks like that will soon change, hope the neighbors like cucumbers.
First cucumbers of the year coming off the vine today!
It took two weekends, but got it together!
Diodes and resistors in place. Taking a break to uncross my eyes, and maybe go work in the veggie garden for a bit.
Finally listened to the last 'Future of Coding' podcast and was inspired to check out Orca. It seemed like the old PocketChip was a good candidate for an install. The build went fine, and seems to run great. Time to dive in.
One more today just because I'm very pleased with the result. SO suggested we make a sandwich loaf while I had the baking stuff out.
I promise this isn't just a food and garden account. 😅
We ran out of tortillas for the daily taco rations. Dug up an old recipe and fixed that in a hurry.
Today is the day the pepper, tomato, and cucumber starts go in the ground. It also looks like the fig tree we planted earlier in the Winter made it through!
It's a happy feeling to get a harvest this time of year, even if it's tiny. Definitely a crop I'll be growing in future Winters. The cool weather keeps them very mild.
Experimenting with automating a small oil heater in the cold frame to take the edge off some of these cold February mornings. Wired up a GFCI outlet with a Zigbee controller that I have talking with my Home Assistant installation.
Using this as practice for a thermostat project I've been thinking about for the house.
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