Earlier this winter I came to the conclusion that Buddy Aloe had once again outgrown his home. This was evidenced by the fact that he was too damn big for his pot. I'd rather not play re-pot roulette every 4 months with a plant that keeps trying to take my eyes out every time I … Continue reading The Final(?) Repot of Buddy Aloe
The last bed on the left
The seedling table has thinned considerably, as I have slowly filled up the front metal bed with lettuces and spinach, and the trellis bed with cucumbers and swiss chard. The red kuri went in front of the beans, and all the tomatoes are in their thickets. Which leaves something of a motley crew on Fred. … Continue reading The last bed on the left
Saving the celery
I had two beautiful celery plants last fall, that were cut down in their prime by gophers. So when I was purchasing plants pre-isolation, I bought one more celery and put it in a pot- so that hungry rodents would not be an issue. What I did not consider is that perhaps Celery plants do … Continue reading Saving the celery
Tomato time- everybody into the pool!
Or rather everybody into the plot. That's just sad- an empty bed with a bag of good soil on top. Time to fix that. After a spot of weeding and digging- and weeding and digging- and... The bed was filled with the good new soil, and ready for planting. I have those three black krim … Continue reading Tomato time- everybody into the pool!
A new bed for May
I really went whole hog on weed wacking the yard this week. It was the perfect weather for it, nice and warm without being boiling. I only had to re-string the darn thing once, thought I did run through all the charged battery packs. See- nice and trim. But oh so empty... I have a … Continue reading A new bed for May