So the day after my big herb pot up, when I realized that the weather forecaster was a liar, It was actually clear outside. Well clear-ish, as I'll get into. The squash vines of destiny still remained, As did the dead tomatoes and basil. Poor Mr. Chayote was also a mess. Of course now there … Continue reading Work while the sun shines or you’ll work while getting rained on
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.
Most of this post could be un-ending cursing just because I may have lost about 20-30% of the plants in my garden due to the absolute bull pucky that is fall in San Francisco, but I'm going to try and not go blue. We'll see if I can succeed. So this was sort of a … Continue reading Weather damage in late October
September is always a difficult time in the garden. Depending on the weather certain summer veggies are going strong- or failing. Certain herbs are thriving, or starting to die back. Somethings are unchanged, and somethings are just starting to fruit. And of course some bugs have gone away, and some are being a pain in … Continue reading Captain’s log: September 1st 2019
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