Well I finally cracked and did it. I bought a 5 gallon bucket. Because really, who doesn't need a bucket? I had a bucket- but I tried to do bucket compost in it and then forgot about it for 5 years and when I opened it... So I have a new bucket. Why do I … Continue reading My new bucket.
Well it was time to pick the largest Bok Choy left in the ground, and that freed up space for my mystery veg. It also gave me an excuse for a wide shot of my west beds. I would have photos of my yummy Bok Choy only one had cabbage maggots *in the stems* fuck. … Continue reading Planting the mystery brassica
I've had some scallions in 6-packs for a while now. I was going to replace the ones in the terra-cotta but then those got scale and I was busy. As you can see they've been a little neglected. But now I have a fancy new long and low talavera pot. So I filled it with … Continue reading At long last, a home for the scallions
So whitefly is an issue this time of year as the aphids start to go away, out come the whitefly. So I got some traps. They're sticky traps that smell like new leaves, which is what those bastards go for. The mint seems to be one of the big pulls for the little buggy jerks. … Continue reading White fly abatement, hopefully
The it of course being my tree collard. The nuke of course... It's not like I love the usual red and green aphids, they're the worst. It's just that grey and black aphids are the extra worst. And those damn grey aphids are on the tree collard, and I killed a few black ones on … Continue reading Nuking it from orbit