But not the bugs I want sadly. The bees have been showing up but as a trickle and not a roar. Nothing I can do about that- it was such a wet and cold winter that I suspect the big buzzers are still shaking it all off. Still- I have herbs flowering or about to … Continue reading April bugs have returned
Well it's well and truly pouring now, at this late hour- but it was dry enough for me to take stock of the garden before it got dark today. There has been a criminal in the 4x4 bed! Probably a cat. Always the problem with a low newly sowed raised bed- the local cat population … Continue reading Mid-downpour update
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
Though it has some unwanted company... The sun gold cherry tomato plant that gave me three delicious tomatoes despite being a plant that looked like it was about to die- has made a grand comeback. It's a proper bush now- my fertilizing and good watering has really helped. As has the insanity that is late … Continue reading The tomato lives!