It's that time of year where the harvests are 90% squash and herbs, but that's ok. I'm very much looking forward to going back to work soon- if only so I can offload my squash bounty on coworkers. (For many other reasons as well but also this) This was from a few days ago- I … Continue reading Summer harvests with bonus pie!
Well- Time to check on the blackberry vines I suppose- I wonder what they look like. Well. That's uh... definitely going to be enough for pie. Pie(s) maybe if I am lucky holy crap. This... This is the first year fruiting for these canes. I already have the start of new growth canes for next … Continue reading Countdown to marionberry pie
It's wall to wall trees at work. I'm not a huge fan of dead plants unless I'm eating them, but the proliferation of pines (actually firs) means tree trimmings! Here's a bundle I took home on the bus, confounding and amazing my fellow travelers. Also maybe making the train smell better then it usually does … Continue reading ‘Tis the season- for acidic mulch!
Well I'd been putting it off and off and off and I can't put it off anymore. It's time to tie up the blackberry. The comfrey has served its purpose of being sort of a green compost so I pulled it and laid it down after some weeding, and pulling the brambles up. The comfrey … Continue reading I just had to have a blackberry…
It's almost all in. I say almost because despite the fact that rain wasn't forecast until tomorrow... it started today. So I got most of my plants in anyways. The blackberry will have to wait until the rain stops- but at least the tomatoes and the mess of zucchini are in. The zucchini was an … Continue reading April planting part 2