We had a doozy of a late winter/early spring out here, alternating between sporadic rain, gusting winds, random days of near 85 degree temperature, and amusingly, hailstones tearing chunks through leafy greens and windshields alike. The windstorms were the worst of the bunch- as they always are, and once again my way-too-big-for-his-own-pot tree collard decided … Continue reading Righting the ship. Playing the part of the ship in this metaphor, is a top heavy tree collard.
So it's stopped raining during the day, though it's still drizzling at night and in the early morning. This is good for me, as it's giving more time to plant and pot things before next Monday when the rains return. What's kinda nice is that with my new parsley I have an excuse to use … Continue reading Mid-March planting, part 2
Well the jury's out on the ladybug's overall effectiveness, but that didn't mean I could rest on my laurels. Again the siren call of my discount... The Kentucky wonder beans I've been growing from seed look awful. Not surprising after all, they were planted during a sluggy season and they all got nibbled to death. … Continue reading June planting and construction
So I like to take cuttings from my mint plants and grow more mint. Some of this is so I can finally ditch the mint thunderdome and put something else in that pot- but a lot of it is so I can give home grown mint plants as gifts to friends. Like this lovely strawberry … Continue reading Fun with cuttings