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Moberly, MO, US
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Strawberries Came In

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Posted by Michael Vang 7 months ago

First off, it's been awhile.

The lettuce are doing quite well even when temps dropped below a light frost and a round of snow. I also had most of them covered but even the lettuces that weren't covered are doing well.

I also made a mistake that killed all my tomato plants. There was a sunny day where I had the plants set out but they were brought back in too late. The cold killed them and so I had to replant them.

The pepper sprouts are doing well and so are the cabbage sprouts. The spinach sprouts are also doing amazingly well. At my place, I have summer savory, sage, arugala, asparagus, moringa, and purslane growing. The same mistake that destroyed the tomatoes have destroyed my arugala. The other plants are doing fine.

The onions seems to be setting in as I saw the sprout of one.

Last night, the strawberries I ordered came in! As of righting this, the strawberries have been soaking in lukewarm water for 41 minutes now. These strawberries are mara des bois known to be very tasty! I am so looking forward to eating them!

Also, during this time, there have been 1 confirmed coronavirus in Randolph county MO. I also think that the family I am staying with has been exposed from work which means, I may also be exposed to covid-19. I will find out in the next couple of days. What I have done is contact a friend of mine about how to get tested possibly.

Other than that, I hope to involve myself with making DIY masks through https://teammasks.org and also through volunteering through helpwithcovid.com. Please stay safe everyone! And if you have to go out in public, please where a mask even if you don't believe they're not effective. A cotton mask can stop 50% of particulates. And when whereing a mask, it does two things. It psychologically makes us aware so we don't touch our faces; second, it can protect others from ourselves!

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