Do you reread your blog posts? Occasionally I take a peek at what I was doing a year (or two or three) ago. One thing I was doing about a year ago was perusing the Pinetree Garden Seeds catalog. Guess what? I'm doing the same this year. Once again, it was the first seed catalog to arrive. The garden is barely put to bed for the winter and I'm already dreaming of spring.
One of my dreams is to figure out a way to protect my potatoes from voles. I think they don't tunnel like moles or climb like mice, so all I need to do is block them at or near ground level. I'm contemplating wrapping the potato bed in hardware cloth, sinking it an inch or two below ground level. Unless you have a better idea?
Today I spent a little time in the yard, adding and filling bird feeders, cleaning out and organizing the garden shed and then packing it with all the crap that I'd left laying about the yard, retriggering the rabbit trap (I caught another opossum the other night), etc. Now I can gaze upon the backyard without feeling guilty.