It sprinkled off and on, but it was warmer and clearer than I expected so I sprang into action. I was hoping to see a movie this weekend, but I can always see a movie in the rain- can't effectively garden when it's pouring so the silver screen can wait. I have moved the mint … Continue reading Captain’s log: March 9th 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 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
The weather is wonderfully dreary. Personally my favorite, grey skies and gloom reveal my inner Addams. *snap snap* Does mean it's slow going in the garden however. But it means it's the perfect time to pick up some supplies for the spring. Specifically pots! A very wonderful family friend has been giving me gift cards … Continue reading Slow month in the garden doesn’t mean doing nothing…
Man it's just been a week of nothing. Between the rain and just waiting for things to sprout I've been left twiddling my thumbs. But despite that it's been an exciting Friday. First things first- the weird purple Rosy Bok Choy is... being a weirdo. It's growing a stalk and flowers. All edible of course- … Continue reading Captain’s log: February 1st 2019