So dad really really loves the garden. After all, he and mom started it before I was born, and both of my parents are really glad I've picked it up again, now that they can't do the sort of intensive labor that a vegetable garden needs. Mom still helps out, G-d bless her, watering during … Continue reading A joke goes horribly horribly wrong. Or horribly horribly right?
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
There are still a few herbs that are flowering slightly, including now the rosemary. It makes for some nice decoration indoors. Also a nice decoration, the Red Admiral Butterfly, a common sight in San Francisco gardens. It just decided to take a powder on the brick, and stayed there while I watered. So it turns … Continue reading Captain’s log: September 18th 2018