So two days ago we had a nearly 80 degree day. That is bad. Honestly the damage wasn't as bad as it could have been considering I was at work, sweating near the zoo, unable to water my plants. Mom's heroic measures for the rest of the garden were enough. The tree collard got wrecked. … Continue reading Heroic measures for the tree collard
Whoo! New year new month! Same damp bullshit! Now there's some partial good news in this picture- it looks like the carrots have sprouted! Finally! However you might also notice the goddamn mother-hugging mushrooms sprouting their stupid goddamn caps all through the goddamn soil. Goddamn. In other making me swear new and inventive invective news- … Continue reading Captain’s log: February 2nd 2020
Well sometimes things get mixed up. A six pack of veggies can get misplaced by a customer who decides they want something else- and wind or misadventure can misplace a tag. Then you end up with something like this. It's... a brassica! Probably Brassica oleracea judging by the shape of it. But it's a little … Continue reading Mystery brassica
Holy moly this one took longer then I expected. Or is it Holy moley? (No. It has nothing to do with moles. It's a bowdlerized version of "Holy Moses" and is only used today by kids who don't want their parents to know they know the word "shit" and Billy Batson.*) Anyways- the old tomato … Continue reading Finally putting in my latest brassica bed
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.