He also worked on assembling my beehive. Once I get the combs installed inside, I'll move it out to the concrete pad where all the maple wood used to be. I would have done that this week, but it's been raining.
The wisteria and cherry tree are in full bloom, and the plum tree has a good number of baby fruit. In a couple of weeks, I'll be ready to harvest the spring potatoes and plant my summer crops. What I find quite exciting is that I planted a bunch of the seeds I collected from the potato fruit I picked last year, and now I have a pot full of baby potato seedlings. I'm looking forward to seeing what kinds of tubers they will produce.
I planted runner beans all along the chain fence so that they can climb it like a trellis. They should have pretty flowers in early summer.
Brooke arrived at the airport on Tuesday, and I spent the rest of the week walking her around and getting her accustomed to the place. She seems eager to get started.