We had a freak wind storm this week that blew down people walking down the street and interrupted power in a few neighborhoods. It also highlighted why tomato cages are not optional- as it blew all my tomatoes off their gerry-rigged stakes. For the most part everyone was ok- just on the floor. I have … Continue reading The no good too windy day
San Francisco has been windy lately. Like- really windy. Now this is normal for the area, we just have random gust storms sometimes. I've blogged about them in the past, mostly complaining about the havoc wreaked. Sometimes these windstorms happen with the rains in winter- sometimes in the heat of summer. That's the problematic one- … Continue reading Collard down!
Going back to my roots with eccentric and exciting mints. We begin with my favorite, red-stemmed peppermint. As detailed a few posts ago, one prone to bugs, but possessing of the most delightful scent. He was potted up in a favorite pot of mine, from a sale a while back. But what of my earlier … Continue reading March madness? No- Mint madness!
So I found a really weird weed that looks like a geranium. One of the cranes-bill ones. Then I found another. So I picked them roots and all. Probably just a weed. Looks good in a pot though. This was kind of my mood. Put a weed or two in a pot and hope it's … Continue reading Captain’s Log: February 20th 2019
The it of course being my tree collard. The nuke of course... It's not like I love the usual red and green aphids, they're the worst. It's just that grey and black aphids are the extra worst. And those damn grey aphids are on the tree collard, and I killed a few black ones on … Continue reading Nuking it from orbit