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
So dad really really loves the garden. After all, he and mom started it before I was born, and both of my parents are really glad I've picked it up again, now that they can't do the sort of intensive labor that a vegetable garden needs. Mom still helps out, G-d bless her, watering during … Continue reading A joke goes horribly horribly wrong. Or horribly horribly right?
Most of this post could be un-ending cursing just because I may have lost about 20-30% of the plants in my garden due to the absolute bull pucky that is fall in San Francisco, but I'm going to try and not go blue. We'll see if I can succeed. So this was sort of a … Continue reading Weather damage in late October
So for a while all the zucchini I've been getting have been fairly runty, and if I try to let them grow to normal size, fairly rotty. Not terribly surprising as the vines are old at this point. Weirdly the leaves look very healthy for this time of year, so I started digging around the … Continue reading Oh god monster zuke
As the season turns, from summer into actual summer fall, it comes time to plant more cabbage family crops. I have my nice bok choy, which despite my best efforts of spraying them and setting slug bait, are becoming well nibbled. *sigh* One must pay the pest tax to garden. ANYWAYS. Look, I don't have … Continue reading Planting a fall bed, second best brassica edition