Or how to spend a Wednesday getting grass all over yourself while repeatedly breaking a string trimmer. This one's a doozy. The grass on my glasses was only the half of it. Sweater, shirt, pants, shoes- mess doesn't even begin to describe it. But it had to be done. I had to get the rechargeable … Continue reading Weed whacking and other adventures
Well it cracked 90 today here in the sunny Excelsior and I felt like I was going to melt out of my shoes. Had to do some mid-day emergency watering, which is always fun at noon. Then once the sun wasn't so high in the sky I did some planting and an even deeper watering … Continue reading More Brassicas, more problems, more heat.
As the season turns, from summer into actual summer fall, it comes time to plant more cabbage family crops. I have my nice bok choy, which despite my best efforts of spraying them and setting slug bait, are becoming well nibbled. *sigh* One must pay the pest tax to garden. ANYWAYS. Look, I don't have … Continue reading Planting a fall bed, second best brassica edition