So two days ago we had a nearly 80 degree day. That is bad. Honestly the damage wasn't as bad as it could have been considering I was at work, sweating near the zoo, unable to water my plants. Mom's heroic measures for the rest of the garden were enough. The tree collard got wrecked. … Continue reading Heroic measures for the tree collard
If you care for rodent based prognostication, you may be aware that the little furry guy in Pennsylvania has predicted an early spring. Now I'm no believer in augury- and yet yesterday while I was at work it was 78 degrees in the garden. Mom was heroic and saved most everything through some emergency watering- … Continue reading The groundhog strikes again, bolting brassicas abound.
Whoo! New year new month! Same damp bullshit! Now there's some partial good news in this picture- it looks like the carrots have sprouted! Finally! However you might also notice the goddamn mother-hugging mushrooms sprouting their stupid goddamn caps all through the goddamn soil. Goddamn. In other making me swear new and inventive invective news- … Continue reading Captain’s log: February 2nd 2020
So it's really nice when you go to clear a bed that has a bunch of stuff in it thats a little messy and you find that messy does not mean inedible. Like yes that's 50% oxalis but I see you fat little kohlrabi! Also the bok choy behind the gross one in front- edible! … Continue reading A surprise harvest
Well they were planted in January, I'm aware it is now February- no heckling from the peanut gallery please. So as the weather warms up I am focusing on harvests and maintenance and clearing beds so I have space for spring planting. I probably should tell myself that instead of buying more komatsuna and mustard … Continue reading Last Brassicas of January