Alright, it's still raining periodically, but that's no excuse. It was much worse last year, and I have too much to do to be idle. But oh what a mess. It's just wall to wall shrooms in the shade herb bed- but that's not the only fungus among us. The weird cat hair like mycelium … Continue reading Digging out from under the mire
So after a good proper storming we're in a dry period, and I can tally the damage. The verdict? Not great! It looks like the mildew issues in the 4x4 bed have outlived the squash vines, as these little mold filaments show. At first I thought they were some sort of cat hair- but no, … Continue reading Wind, rain, fog; the effects of wild weather can still be felt after.
I've had some scallions in 6-packs for a while now. I was going to replace the ones in the terra-cotta but then those got scale and I was busy. As you can see they've been a little neglected. But now I have a fancy new long and low talavera pot. So I filled it with … Continue reading At long last, a home for the scallions
It's time for an intervention. A mint-ervention, if you will. Look. The Moroccan mint is just a mess, and it's all my fault. It's just not mint tea weather, so I haven't been picking as much as I should. (Never got the hang of iced tea I'm afraid) The Chocolate peppermint's problems are not my … Continue reading Mint rehab