Cupid's arrow struck me with a deep abiding love of brassicas a long time ago, and my affection has never dimmed. From my childhood obsession with broccoli to my modern love of komatsuna, both oleracea and rapa are the loves of my life. Which is why when a seldom eaten but much loved member of … Continue reading A new green enters the story. Spoiler alert! It’s a Brassica.
So for my 100th post I went all in on Bok Choy, Brassica rapa, a very easy to grow member of the brassica family that I consider one of my all time favorites. Now it's time for my 200th post (holy crap) and I thought I'd do a deeper dive into another of my favorite … Continue reading Kohlrabi not rapa- but oleracea, still all Latin to me.
Or in the case of the first two names, Cantonese. It's my 100th post! So since I harvested my first Bok Choy of the year, I thought I'd do a deep dive into one of my favorite cabbages! Bok Choy, also know as Pac Choi, which is how my garden center spells it- is a … Continue reading Bok Choy, Pac Choi, Brassica rapa, it’s all Latin to me.
Did some good work today in advance of the rains- still some risk of a wash-out but I'll take the chance. Did the newspaper trick after clearing the old moldy fava bean dirt and the few weeds that had taken root. Then it was just a matter of dumping a few bags of soil in, … Continue reading Mixed greens bed is sowed