I have a problem when it comes to strawberries. One plant is never enough. I have several types scattered about- and recently received a beautiful Gasana strawberry as a gift from my boyfriend. (ornamental AND edible- pink flowers, right up my alley as far as a new to me variety of berry goes) I like … Continue reading Strawberry fields forever part 1
Somethings in the garden are not happy- RIP cucumbers. Other things like my little berry pots are very happy. The Quinalts are probably the least happy, but they're doing fine. Lots of flowers, little developing berries- it's all good. The Alpines however are living it up. The red berry up top isn't quite ripe but … Continue reading Strawberry fields forever
So at my last day of work, surveying the news reports out of Italy, I made the decision to self-isolate a little earlier then the city of San Francisco pulled the trigger to do so, due to my parent's health issues. Realizing I had to prepare for a while without supplies, I bought as much … Continue reading Mid-March planting, part 1
Whether any of us want it too. A few days ago while recovering from a nasty cold that's been blowing through work- I stepped outside to look at the garden. And it was warm and contained bumble bees. Which means it is time for the return of the bee bath. My baby bumbles need a … Continue reading So spring has sprung, whether I want it to or not
I'm pretty excited about these guys. They're an everbearing alpine strawberry and I got two because I've had a free low bowl for a while since I moved the leeks to the former mint thunderdome. The blue pot is a goner- huge crack down it's side. So I've revived it as a pot stand, and … Continue reading Alpine strawberries have arrived!