Tropical Storm Joaquin formed last night, and currently churns 690 miles southeast of Myrtle Beach. Today the storm has become a bit more organized and gained strength, all while drifting to the west and southwest at about 5 miles per hour. Joaquin is forecast to become a hurricane, and is going to be a tough one to forecast. The official NHC forecast has the storm drifting to the southwest toward the Bahamas for the next two days, then turning around to the north and speeding up a bit. This is a strange forecast track for a hurricane, and is one…
I woke up this morning to okra stalks flopped over in the garden.
Sweet potatoes take a LONG time to grow.
The ocean temperature dropped by just one degree… but it was a big one degree.
This summer’s two experimental plants were Ground Cherries and Burr Gherkins. One was a great success, the other a flop.
Today, September 10th, marks the peak of hurricane season. In terms of historical number of hurricanes and tropical storms, we are at the ha…
The June/July/August period was one of the hottest on record in Florence
We are in a drought, generally speaking, here in South Carolina. Much of the state is what’s considered a “severe” drought, which is the 3rd…
As a follow-up to yesterday’s blog, I harvested basil today.
You may have seen posts on social media yesterday proclaiming “it’s meteorological fall!” and thought to yourself, “what? Fall happens later…
In the winter, my “herb garden” becomes my “lettuce garden”.
As we enter fall I start to get excited for one of my newer hobbies… wine making!
Tropical Storm Erika remains a disorganized storm in the Caribbean right now, and the immediate future for the storm is bleak.
After a very successful first year of beekeeping, I have had a tough second year.
Tropical Storm Danny formed today in the eastern Atlantic, and conditions are favorable for strengthening.