Or "Neanderthal proposes, God disposes" Or "🎶It's raining, it's pouring, the Neanderthal is swearing🎶" Here's a video of my nice clear day for planting. Oh goody- the forecast was wrong. Well at least I can clear the beds for planting next week. Nope. See, we've had so many damn blown down rotten apples to put … Continue reading The best laid plans of mice and Neanderthals often go awry 2019
While I was smart enough to get the brassica beds all finished in time, I dithered on my new herb and leek haul. Which now that it's pouring is a bit of a problem. I mean they're perfectly happy, but as with the tea shrub I'm a little concerned about them blowing over. I'm also … Continue reading A seasonal pause- or the rain delays have started 2k19
Well I do have a bed to fill- and it's time for winter herbs. I may have gone a tad overboard but a substantial employee discount will do that to you. I got something I've never grown- edible chrysanthemum greens- also known as shungiku. Along with the komatsuna, I'm looking forward to some winter hot … Continue reading Vegetable haul November 2019
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!
Today was clear and cool. Very cool, under 50 degrees. One of those things that made me glad the only warm weather plant out back was my wonderful pepper, which will be the subject of another post. Everything was so well watered from the heavens opening up I didn't have to do anything except take … Continue reading Captain’s log: February 10th 2019