So my initial way-too-early tomato, little miss Petaluma Hill Purple is... way too big for her pot. Remember this was the first one I got, in late February when we got a ton of early tomatoes and I thought, oh what the heck. So I got it in a 4 inch container, re-potted it into … Continue reading Tomato time, whether I like it or not!
So, in a nice bit of news- my father fixed the string trimmer. So I got to work. I went around munching on the wild miner's lettuce before it got whacked- which was a tasty treat. Some of the more beneficial bugs really liked everything getting trimmed back. Why hello there little lady, I hope … Continue reading Weed whacking for dummies- by a dummy
So it's stopped raining during the day, though it's still drizzling at night and in the early morning. This is good for me, as it's giving more time to plant and pot things before next Monday when the rains return. What's kinda nice is that with my new parsley I have an excuse to use … Continue reading Mid-March planting, part 2
So I've had some old dead tarragon under my shade herb pots for a while. I set them there during the rains to see if they'd bounce back. Not very bouncy. The one in terra-cotta is stone dead, and I thought the one in ceramic was too. Well what do you know? After cutting back … Continue reading Tenacious Tarragon
So a little context to the madness that was today. August in San Francisco! First week of the month it rains, second week of the month it's hotter than fucking Hades. Oh and I'm 90% sure it was actually hotter than this- as the home thermometer was higher- this is just what the weather app … Continue reading Tomato tear out