I hesitate to even say that. It's too close to a jinx. After years and years of dry or barely wet winters, drought after drought, it seems... unseemly to complain about rain. But oh god I am sick of it. It's clear today, but it'll start up again tomorrow, and my poor plants are getting … Continue reading Too much rain!
Well potting up the mint- the chervil goes into the herb bed. It's a happy little herb. It's gonna be sunny, cold and (hopefully) dry for a while, so I'm mulching everything well to avoid moisture loss. I've moved a lot of things, including the lovage that was against the east wall. It just never … Continue reading Re-organizing the garden and potting up the new plants
There's just not a ton to do in the garden with everything so wet and more rain coming soon- but it's dried out enough that I can take stock of what needs to be done after the next does of wet. Honestly there are a few things I should be doing *this* weekend but it's … Continue reading Captain’s log: December 8th 2018
Well I say "post" downpour but there's gonna be more rain on Tuesday- so post downpour for now? The herbs are all pretty happy, but the mitsuba is putting up these lacy little flowers that are really lovely. Again- it's a woodland herb so it's well adapted to heavy rain in the shade. In good … Continue reading Post downpour update
Seems like forever since I've done anything but the most basic of watering. Some of that was due to having less plants that need less water- and some of that was due to the terrible smoke filled air which made it all but impossible to do anything outside without putting on a mask. Well there … Continue reading Captain’s log: November 21st 2018