Well- Time to check on the blackberry vines I suppose- I wonder what they look like. Well. That's uh... definitely going to be enough for pie. Pie(s) maybe if I am lucky holy crap. This... This is the first year fruiting for these canes. I already have the start of new growth canes for next … Continue reading Countdown to marionberry pie
Strange times we live in. Adjusting to the new reality of grocery deliveries has been difficult, if only because I can be a bit of a technical luddite despite my age and have a bad habit of not checking the details on the things I put in my online shopping cart. This has led in … Continue reading Accidental basil acquisition
My wonderful local garden center is still open in a limited capacity, as growing your own food is (rightly) an essential activity. My family's personal risks are too high for me to resume work at this moment, but the fact that my job has pivoted to edibles (no not like that!) means a ton of … Continue reading Captain’s log: Late April plant madness
And not being an idiot about it like last time. So I did have a half bag of seed starting soil and a spare seed starting tray so I thought I'd see if I can start some more seeds. Two types of heirloom winter squash, some of my fancy cilantro, my favorite cucumbers, some fancy … Continue reading Starting some April seeds
So my initial way-too-early tomato, little miss Petaluma Hill Purple is... way too big for her pot. Remember this was the first one I got, in late February when we got a ton of early tomatoes and I thought, oh what the heck. So I got it in a 4 inch container, re-potted it into … Continue reading Tomato time, whether I like it or not!