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!
I love the early morning hours. It's warm and cozy in bed. It's still dark and calm. You don't have to wake up for another half an hour or so- so you lightly doze, listening to the wind. The whistling, the howling, the crashing- Uh oh. "Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects" That's not … Continue reading The return of the wind- San Francisco tea party edition
In warmer weather I could have gotten away with the back squash patch. We have not had warmer weather. Therefore the back squash patch was basically a mildew factory. So I ripped it out, added some more soil and put down some neem seed meal fertilizer. And put in some onion sets! California reds and … Continue reading August work part two: onion interlude
I went out this morning before work, expecting to have to water a few things. Mother nature seems to have done that for me in the night. In July. God I love San Francisco weather. Even when it screws me. I've got powdery mildew on nearly everything, and lord only knows what this will do … Continue reading Captain’s log: July 12th 2019
It's just been absolutely storming. Wind, rain, we had a hail advisory but the actual hail never materialized- thankfully. Unfortunately there have been some casualties. As you can see, the tomato plant is not liking how wet it's gotten. The mystery pepper plant is also dripping and unhappy, but I still think that plant is … Continue reading More rain causalities