It's wall to wall trees at work. I'm not a huge fan of dead plants unless I'm eating them, but the proliferation of pines (actually firs) means tree trimmings! Here's a bundle I took home on the bus, confounding and amazing my fellow travelers. Also maybe making the train smell better then it usually does … Continue reading ‘Tis the season- for acidic mulch!
Well I'd been putting it off and off and off and I can't put it off anymore. It's time to tie up the blackberry. The comfrey has served its purpose of being sort of a green compost so I pulled it and laid it down after some weeding, and pulling the brambles up. The comfrey … Continue reading I just had to have a blackberry…
I had a very busy day today and only a few scant morning hours to work in the garden. But I got a lot done. I didn't have to do much in the way of watering, as one can see from the rain water on my Tokyo market turnips. It rained in the night which … Continue reading Captain’s log: June 3rd 2019
Ah the first captain's log of May. I got a lot done today, and I am very tired. I still had the cucumber and pumpkin to plant but this morning I was downtown and... This is a jalapeño plant I got at the civic center farmers market. I've been looking for at least one hot … Continue reading Captain’s log: May 8th 2019
And luckily the flowers are starting to bloom just in time to give the bees something to eat. This lovely bee house was a gift from an online friend named elsietheeel who sent me this wonderful bee house out of the blue in winter. The edge was slightly damaged but it is perfectly usable. I … Continue reading The excelsior bee hotel is open for business