Music’s in the air, and it’s not just our big bullfrog serenading guests with the whippoorwhills singing backup:
Today was a hot day. Okay, so it only got up to 83 degrees, but that’s “hot” here in the national forest and mountains (we’re at about 2600 feet above sea level). We were really surprised to hear that it was hotter this week at the higher elevations along the parkway. However, we do know that the moment you drive into the forest to reach us on what we like to call our 2-mile tree lined driveway, the temperature drops by about 9 degrees. Nature at its best!
We’ve got clay soil, which it appears, roses just adore. We have about eight small rose bushes, all different colors and types. Here are Brigette’s three favorites (the favorite this year is the second one pictured):