Been a while, and this one's largely going to be a good news/bad news post because I have a lot of that going on right now. October is a good month. So good news first! The second brassica bed is doing great. Sprouts are sprouting, kohlrabi is rabi-ing- good news all around. My next project … Continue reading Captain’s log: October 9th 2019
September is always a difficult time in the garden. Depending on the weather certain summer veggies are going strong- or failing. Certain herbs are thriving, or starting to die back. Somethings are unchanged, and somethings are just starting to fruit. And of course some bugs have gone away, and some are being a pain in … Continue reading Captain’s log: September 1st 2019
Summer is almost here, but it feels like it's already here, with a day this weekend that hit 100 degrees. Some absolutely frantic watering and mulching took place, and as today is a much more sedate 76, I think I managed to save most everything. Well, except for the turnips- once again cabbage fly screws … Continue reading Flowers, fruit, and almost fruit.
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
I had a great day today in the garden working my herb beds. Here's a previous shot of the shadier herb bed. As you can see the thyme is heavily overgrown. First task was cutting it back, along with the lemon balm, and weeding as best as I could. Thyme is a great herb, I … Continue reading Planting the spring herb beds