I never have enough time these days, but now thanks to my job, I have plenty of thyme! (BOOOOOOOOOOO) Specifically lemon and English thyme, which I added to my French and big leaf thyme. Soon they'll be trying to take over the herb bed too. The other herbs I put in are doing well thanks … Continue reading Captain’s log: sometime this week
Well trellis them really. At first I thought I'd just use 6 of the tall stakes and that would be it- but I recalled how last years beans did well on a net and how the peas are quickly outgrowing their stakes... so I broke out the netting. I used soft ties to anchor the … Continue reading Beans glorious beans and how to stake them.
Hallelujah! It's finally planting time! I mean, it's still going to rain off and on until mid-April, but it shouldn't be anything like the deluge of past months. So it's time. First the zucchini! Yesterday I found some aphids on the back of the leaves. Green aphids, which are pretty minor on the aphid scale … Continue reading Finally putting some seedlings in the beds
Well at this point some of the seedlings are less seedlings and more plants. That is a baby zucchini and it needs to go into a bed soon. As there is a bonafide thunderstorm forecast for tomorrow the zucchini will have to stay in a pot for a few more days- but soon it will … Continue reading Seedling progress late March
Well I messed up. The leggy seedlings definitely needed to be outside, but they certainly didn't need to be in the way too hot greenhouse. Those are some damaged seedlings. Problem is- it's actually kinda warm out now. Warm and sunny. So in the greenhouse bench it wasn't warm- it was hot! Luckily the raised … Continue reading Seedling rescue