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
Well I finally cracked and did it. I bought a 5 gallon bucket. Because really, who doesn't need a bucket? I had a bucket- but I tried to do bucket compost in it and then forgot about it for 5 years and when I opened it... So I have a new bucket. Why do I … Continue reading My new bucket.
Well it cracked 90 today here in the sunny Excelsior and I felt like I was going to melt out of my shoes. Had to do some mid-day emergency watering, which is always fun at noon. Then once the sun wasn't so high in the sky I did some planting and an even deeper watering … Continue reading More Brassicas, more problems, more heat.
The it of course being my tree collard. The nuke of course... It's not like I love the usual red and green aphids, they're the worst. It's just that grey and black aphids are the extra worst. And those damn grey aphids are on the tree collard, and I killed a few black ones on … Continue reading Nuking it from orbit
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