So the tomato thicket consisting of Julia and Spike needed a little TLC. It's been very very hot the last few days, and they've been growing their little tomato hearts out. Julia seems to be trying to escape the bed, while Spike... Spike is an untamable eldritch horror that will consume all. lucky for me … Continue reading Tomato thicket update
Or rather everybody into the plot. That's just sad- an empty bed with a bag of good soil on top. Time to fix that. After a spot of weeding and digging- and weeding and digging- and... The bed was filled with the good new soil, and ready for planting. I have those three black krim … Continue reading Tomato time- everybody into the pool!
I really went whole hog on weed wacking the yard this week. It was the perfect weather for it, nice and warm without being boiling. I only had to re-string the darn thing once, thought I did run through all the charged battery packs. See- nice and trim. But oh so empty... I have a … Continue reading A new bed for May
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
No, I'm not referring to what sounds like the weirdest fan fiction pairing on earth- I'm talking tomatoes! The weather here got pretty decently sunny and warm and one glance at my two remaining gallon tomatoes got me rolling up my sleeves and getting to work. This- the corner bed- is the absolute sunniest spot … Continue reading Spike and Julia Child in their new home