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.
So at this point I have two established pepper plants, a lipstick pepper and a Italian Bull Horn pepper. The Lipstick has some nice fruits, so I thought it was time to pick a few. Look at those nice big green peppers. Now lipstick peppers are generally picked at the red stage, but even with … Continue reading Pepper problems
I had to pull another cauliflower today- and yeah, maggots on the roots. The plant came up really quickly too- like it was barely alive. And that's not even the only bug on the plants. Ah good old cabbage moth. Or cabbage moth caterpillar anyways. They're hard to see most of the time- this was … Continue reading Cauliflower woes