Marionberry season is officially here, so the annual fight to get enough berries upstairs to make baked goods has started. It's a fight that pits me against me, and I'm losing. It's also a fight of me against me with regards to the blueberries as well, I'm losing that battle as well. This southern highbush … Continue reading Captain’s log: a busy June gets busier
Spring has sprung at least a month early. The implications of why might be an existential horror show, but it does provide me with a head start on things. Also it’s neat seeing all my deciduous plants leaf out in the clear February light. This Pomegranate was a thoughtful gift from my boyfriend late last … Continue reading March growth in February
Or adventures in cross pollination. San Francisco's somewhat random and variable weather patterns means Spring has a tendency to start a little sooner here. How much sooner and with what types of temperatures varies from year to year. I suspect we're gonna have a warm early spring this year because my Blueberries are starting to … Continue reading Vaccinium Vindication
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!