Specifically Brassica rapa var. Pekinensis. Yeah. It's napa cabbage time. The 4x4 bed has been cleared, so it was just a matter of shoving over the mulch for planting. Oh yes, this is a well amended bed. It was at this point I realized I had less space in this bed then I thought for … Continue reading Finally- it’s cabbage time
It's still wet as hell but I'm mad as hell and the only thing that will make me feel better is garlic! Like cowbell- you always need more of it. And lets face it, the stuff at the market can be dreary. Like so much in the garden, it's much tastier when you grow it … Continue reading I’d make an allicin joke but I’m not from New Jersey
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
Well as mentioned the deluge means the squash vines are toast. Also as mentioned, this is a semi good thing as it means the 4x4 bed that is newly amended is ready for planting. Also in good news bad news, the chayote is toast (may post a postmortem on that one) as are the tomatoes … Continue reading So much work to do before the rains return
Today was a real San Francisco special, which is to say in the morning was so windy I had to wear two sweaters but by 2pm it was nearly 75. Yay October! Stupid weather tricks aside, I had work to do. That bed is kinda a mess even with all the beans pulled out, so … Continue reading Next bed done, now with bonus celery!