It's that time of year where the harvests are 90% squash and herbs, but that's ok. I'm very much looking forward to going back to work soon- if only so I can offload my squash bounty on coworkers. (For many other reasons as well but also this) This was from a few days ago- I … Continue reading Summer harvests with bonus pie!
And not being an idiot about it like last time. So I did have a half bag of seed starting soil and a spare seed starting tray so I thought I'd see if I can start some more seeds. Two types of heirloom winter squash, some of my fancy cilantro, my favorite cucumbers, some fancy … Continue reading Starting some April seeds
Whether any of us want it too. A few days ago while recovering from a nasty cold that's been blowing through work- I stepped outside to look at the garden. And it was warm and contained bumble bees. Which means it is time for the return of the bee bath. My baby bumbles need a … Continue reading So spring has sprung, whether I want it to or not
Well as much as I'm trying to pull away from the stereotypical tomato centric summer planting, I like tomatoes. Yes, yes, they don't even grow well in San Francisco- but I live in a hotter part (relatively) and I like a challenge. But I'm not falling into the tomato trap this year of putting in … Continue reading New year, new seedlings, new tomato varieties
G-d the carrot bed was depressing. Beautiful carrots all tasteless and dull. Well that's what happens when the bed is too depleted. Last year I had trouble with tiny little carrots and bushy tops- too much enrichment. This year it was the opposite. How about we aim for perfect sweet carrots 2k20? That means clearing … Continue reading Carrot bed finally sown