We're starting to have random rains in the night. This is very unseasonable, but in San Francisco nothing short of a random snow hurricane is truly unseasonable. This is, as you can imagine, not helping my garden's fungal issues. It has also led to an ant explosion. Which has led to an aphid explosion. And … Continue reading Ants. The absolute worst.
I had two beautiful celery plants last fall, that were cut down in their prime by gophers. So when I was purchasing plants pre-isolation, I bought one more celery and put it in a pot- so that hungry rodents would not be an issue. What I did not consider is that perhaps Celery plants do … Continue reading Saving the celery
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