I went out this morning before work, expecting to have to water a few things. Mother nature seems to have done that for me in the night. In July. God I love San Francisco weather. Even when it screws me. I've got powdery mildew on nearly everything, and lord only knows what this will do … Continue reading Captain’s log: July 12th 2019
Well it's been busy and it's going to get busier. That my friends, is a baby pumpkin! It looks like October pumpkins might be a thing. Or August pumpkins if I'm lucky. The vine is... going the wrong way. But who am I to tell a pumpkin vine where it can or cannot go. I'm … Continue reading Captain’s log: June 23rd 2019
Summer is almost here, but it feels like it's already here, with a day this weekend that hit 100 degrees. Some absolutely frantic watering and mulching took place, and as today is a much more sedate 76, I think I managed to save most everything. Well, except for the turnips- once again cabbage fly screws … Continue reading Flowers, fruit, and almost fruit.
I had a very busy day today and only a few scant morning hours to work in the garden. But I got a lot done. I didn't have to do much in the way of watering, as one can see from the rain water on my Tokyo market turnips. It rained in the night which … Continue reading Captain’s log: June 3rd 2019
I never have enough time these days, but now thanks to my job, I have plenty of thyme! (BOOOOOOOOOOO) Specifically lemon and English thyme, which I added to my French and big leaf thyme. Soon they'll be trying to take over the herb bed too. The other herbs I put in are doing well thanks … Continue reading Captain’s log: sometime this week