So my initial way-too-early tomato, little miss Petaluma Hill Purple is... way too big for her pot. Remember this was the first one I got, in late February when we got a ton of early tomatoes and I thought, oh what the heck. So I got it in a 4 inch container, re-potted it into … Continue reading Tomato time, whether I like it or not!
Day One. So. The front of my garden that houses my shade veggies is a bit of a mess. This fabric bed which was mostly an experiment in seeing what could grow in a shade patch was largely a success. It proved that quite a lot could grow in the shade. Arugula for one, also … Continue reading The three day saga of putting in a new bed, or, I am very very tired
So, in a nice bit of news- my father fixed the string trimmer. So I got to work. I went around munching on the wild miner's lettuce before it got whacked- which was a tasty treat. Some of the more beneficial bugs really liked everything getting trimmed back. Why hello there little lady, I hope … Continue reading Weed whacking for dummies- by a dummy
Fancy legume edition. So next to the bed that has the new cucumber jungle gym, is a really sad one. Oof. Besides the roots of long gone collards it is just chock full of weeds. And what appears to be a stray borage, we'll save that for later. Not to mention a ton of oxalis … Continue reading Mid-March planting, part 3
So it's stopped raining during the day, though it's still drizzling at night and in the early morning. This is good for me, as it's giving more time to plant and pot things before next Monday when the rains return. What's kinda nice is that with my new parsley I have an excuse to use … Continue reading Mid-March planting, part 2