Or you know- be terribly neglectful and then reward them after the fact in the hope that you can scam more beans from them. Mr French bush bean here got a little tempest tossed by the Santa Ana winds last week. But he's producing a ton of little beans and I can respect that. I … Continue reading Be nice to your Bush Beans and they will reward you.
The purple beans have beaned their last. Which is surprising to me as this time last year they were still going strong. All the pole beans are doing kind of iffy this year, probably from the overly rainy weather combined with the subsequent roasting. Now its cold again and my poor beans are in shock. … Continue reading One set of bean vines down
The wilting lettuce was good for something- clearing the worst of it gave me space for the rest of my walla walla onions. Some of them will have to share space with one of my romaines, but otherwise it's nice I found room for them. And I have a new pepper. Just in time to … Continue reading Late summer planting and re-seeding
Well it's been busy and it's going to get busier. That my friends, is a baby pumpkin! It looks like October pumpkins might be a thing. Or August pumpkins if I'm lucky. The vine is... going the wrong way. But who am I to tell a pumpkin vine where it can or cannot go. I'm … Continue reading Captain’s log: June 23rd 2019
Well the jury's out on the ladybug's overall effectiveness, but that didn't mean I could rest on my laurels. Again the siren call of my discount... The Kentucky wonder beans I've been growing from seed look awful. Not surprising after all, they were planted during a sluggy season and they all got nibbled to death. … Continue reading June planting and construction