The latest try to anyways. It's not draining great and paradoxically dries out too easy and in general the really established plants are doing great while any new ones are kinda meh. Also the sage looks rough. That empty spot on the end in particular is like where herbs go to die. I lost a … Continue reading Trying to fix the sun herb bed
I had a great day today in the garden working my herb beds. Here's a previous shot of the shadier herb bed. As you can see the thyme is heavily overgrown. First task was cutting it back, along with the lemon balm, and weeding as best as I could. Thyme is a great herb, I … Continue reading Planting the spring herb beds
I knew getting a job at my local garden center would be dangerous. Here are 8 new herbs for the herbs beds waiting to be planted tomorrow. Of course working means less blog time, so my apologies for the upcoming lessened frequency of posts- but it is my dream job so... Yeah not sorry. Can't … Continue reading The herbs await…
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!
It's always time for a captain's log when the weather is unseasonable. Today it reached a high of 81 around 1 pm. It is November 1st. God bless San Francisco, never change. Tomorrow when the weather isn't quite so melting for a delicate hominid as myself, I have a few tasks. Chief among them is … Continue reading Captain’s log: November 1st 2018