This- was the sun herb bed in the before times. A mess. Besides the weeds surrounding it, it was flush with weeds inside it. It was a mess. One interesting fellow had returned- the immortal apple mint. This is a plant I put in an old bed 10 years ago- the bed is gone, the … Continue reading April planting, part 2
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March madness? No- Mint madness!
Going back to my roots with eccentric and exciting mints. We begin with my favorite, red-stemmed peppermint. As detailed a few posts ago, one prone to bugs, but possessing of the most delightful scent. He was potted up in a favorite pot of mine, from a sale a while back. But what of my earlier … Continue reading March madness? No- Mint madness!
Late June plantings
The real advantage of gardening in San Francisco is that planting season rules are a lot like the pirate code. Guidelines. Guidelines that I cheerfully ignore. Sure I might get a failure or two (or three or four) but due to the weird late fall hot weather I might get some wild successes. There are … Continue reading Late June plantings
Captain’s log: sometime this week
I never have enough time these days, but now thanks to my job, I have plenty of thyme! (BOOOOOOOOOOO) Specifically lemon and English thyme, which I added to my French and big leaf thyme. Soon they'll be trying to take over the herb bed too. The other herbs I put in are doing well thanks … Continue reading Captain’s log: sometime this week