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
This has been a hell of a year huh? You might have noticed a lack of posts lately, that's because my father was in the hospital and things got a little complicated for a while. He's ok now, but it's been a hellacious couple of weeks. I have a lot to do in the garden … Continue reading Captain’s log: December 31 2019
I don't think this is the last captain's log of the year, but it's most likely the second to last. The days are shorter and shorter as the solstice creeps up on us, and thus I only have a limited time in the mornings before work for checking on things. Hence the dodgy light in … Continue reading Captain’s log: December 15th 2019
Well between the wind and the heat this took longer to get to then I'd like, but at least I've finally done it. I had a matching low bowl to the one I put the alpine strawberries in, so I cleared it of dead and dying succulents and set it into the vacant pot opposite … Continue reading Quinalt strawberries are finally in their new home
I'm pretty excited about these guys. They're an everbearing alpine strawberry and I got two because I've had a free low bowl for a while since I moved the leeks to the former mint thunderdome. The blue pot is a goner- huge crack down it's side. So I've revived it as a pot stand, and … Continue reading Alpine strawberries have arrived!