So after a good proper storming we're in a dry period, and I can tally the damage. The verdict? Not great! It looks like the mildew issues in the 4x4 bed have outlived the squash vines, as these little mold filaments show. At first I thought they were some sort of cat hair- but no, … Continue reading Wind, rain, fog; the effects of wild weather can still be felt after.
So the day after my big herb pot up, when I realized that the weather forecaster was a liar, It was actually clear outside. Well clear-ish, as I'll get into. The squash vines of destiny still remained, As did the dead tomatoes and basil. Poor Mr. Chayote was also a mess. Of course now there … Continue reading Work while the sun shines or you’ll work while getting rained on
Or "Neanderthal proposes, God disposes" Or "🎶It's raining, it's pouring, the Neanderthal is swearing🎶" Here's a video of my nice clear day for planting. Oh goody- the forecast was wrong. Well at least I can clear the beds for planting next week. Nope. See, we've had so many damn blown down rotten apples to put … Continue reading The best laid plans of mice and Neanderthals often go awry 2019
Well as mentioned the deluge means the squash vines are toast. Also as mentioned, this is a semi good thing as it means the 4x4 bed that is newly amended is ready for planting. Also in good news bad news, the chayote is toast (may post a postmortem on that one) as are the tomatoes … Continue reading So much work to do before the rains return
The rains have begun in earnest! Which means I have to delay my planting, hunker down any little plants, and focus on a big clean up. A clean up of what? Apples. When I took this picture I was anticipating a not so fun job for my next day off, but when I came home … Continue reading Captain’s log: Early December 2019