So the day after my big herb pot up, when I realized that the weather forecaster was a liar, It was actually clear outside. Well clear-ish, as I'll get into. The squash vines of destiny still remained, As did the dead tomatoes and basil. Poor Mr. Chayote was also a mess. Of course now there … Continue reading Work while the sun shines or you’ll work while getting rained on
Or "Neanderthal proposes, God disposes" Or "🎶It's raining, it's pouring, the Neanderthal is swearing🎶" Here's a video of my nice clear day for planting. Oh goody- the forecast was wrong. Well at least I can clear the beds for planting next week. Nope. See, we've had so many damn blown down rotten apples to put … Continue reading The best laid plans of mice and Neanderthals often go awry 2019
I hesitate to even say that. It's too close to a jinx. After years and years of dry or barely wet winters, drought after drought, it seems... unseemly to complain about rain. But oh god I am sick of it. It's clear today, but it'll start up again tomorrow, and my poor plants are getting … Continue reading Too much rain!
Man it's just been a week of nothing. Between the rain and just waiting for things to sprout I've been left twiddling my thumbs. But despite that it's been an exciting Friday. First things first- the weird purple Rosy Bok Choy is... being a weirdo. It's growing a stalk and flowers. All edible of course- … Continue reading Captain’s log: February 1st 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