Fancy legume edition. So next to the bed that has the new cucumber jungle gym, is a really sad one. Oof. Besides the roots of long gone collards it is just chock full of weeds. And what appears to be a stray borage, we'll save that for later. Not to mention a ton of oxalis … Continue reading Mid-March planting, part 3
We had some sun showers today but it was otherwise bright and sunny- perfect for some work, and for taking stock of how much the weeds have been growing. But that's not such a bad thing, even though I will be mowing tomorrow. See those little flowers, the purple and the white? They're all over … Continue reading The glory of weeds
Today was a busy day. Actually a busy couple of days, but that's not important. A lot of what I've been doing is watering now that we've had some clear weather- it's sunny but cool. Heat evaporates water in the soil, but the chief evaporator is the sun- so even though it's not even above … Continue reading Captain’s log: February 21st 2019
My carrot bed still needs a month of growing, although the leafy tops are really spectacular to see; the roots are what we want. That being said, I decided to see about taking some of the sneaky weeds that are growing with the carrots, (oxalis! *shakes fist at sky*) and I thought I'd thin slightly … Continue reading Surprise! It’s carrots!
Some more surprising then others. Anytime everything gets watered as opposed to the targeted watering that only waters what you want watered- weeds pop up obviously, but also plants you might not expect. For instance, in the shade herb bed we had two allium surprises. The chives popping back up wasn't a huge surprise, I … Continue reading Winter rains bring surprises