March showers better bring April flowers, because if I get April showers too I’m gonna freaking riot. It's been insanely wet here. I'm loving it, as it reminds me of the San Francisco of my youth, rainy and foggy in winter, dry and warm in summer. Our two seasons were wet and dry, like the … Continue reading So, five-card stud, nothing wild… and the sky’s the limit.
The best and biggest surprise(s)- Black Krim the clear winner in the tomato adventure
Despite the weather issues, despite the fungus, despite being both crazy busy and having nothing to do except water and moan about bugs... and the whole pandemic thing- the tomato haul so far is intense. I've already been gushing about the Spike- and that was a real dark horse in terms of yields, if not … Continue reading The best and biggest surprise(s)- Black Krim the clear winner in the tomato adventure
San Francisco has been windy lately. Like- really windy. Now this is normal for the area, we just have random gust storms sometimes. I've blogged about them in the past, mostly complaining about the havoc wreaked. Sometimes these windstorms happen with the rains in winter- sometimes in the heat of summer. That's the problematic one- … Continue reading Collard down!
Somethings come out of the greenhouse, somethings go into the greenhouse, somethings go in a bed- it’s busy here
The back row of my big seedling starter had komatsuna in it which was a bad idea. Hench the empty rows. Did you know that seedlings can themselves go to seed? Well komatsuna can. Turns out planting them in the fall isn't a guideline, it's a rule. Oh well. But the middle row of Gai … Continue reading Somethings come out of the greenhouse, somethings go into the greenhouse, somethings go in a bed- it’s busy here
Accidental basil acquisition
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