The last couple of days have been blazing hot- which has solved some problems and exposed some others. But for the giant zucchini factory the blast of heat seems to have just gotten the proverbial motor going, to my delight. Ah- a beautiful sight. While the leaves here obviously have some lingering mildew issues from … Continue reading Captain’s Log: May 8th 2020
Was gonna title this April showers, but this wasn't an April shower, it was an April Deluge. Yesterday we had scattered showers, so I didn't take in anything or cover anything I just shrugged and took the day off. But today, the heavens opened. Which is kind of a problem for the newly potted tomato. … Continue reading April downpours aka what’s next? Locusts?
As I was hard at work constructing the new bed that isn't ready yet- I noticed a gorgeous green aphid climbing on my new metal construct. Time to see if the ladybug lures work! It's a little tablet filled with pheromones and if you sort of cut it and hang it on a branch it'll … Continue reading Ladybug bonanza
So- it's been a fun few days taking stock of what I have and what I would get in a normal environment and what I can make do with. Trellises! Not that hard to make if you have old bamboo stakes! I do have a new bed to replace the not so great fabric bed … Continue reading Captain’s Log: March 19th 2020
So I found a really weird weed that looks like a geranium. One of the cranes-bill ones. Then I found another. So I picked them roots and all. Probably just a weed. Looks good in a pot though. This was kind of my mood. Put a weed or two in a pot and hope it's … Continue reading Captain’s Log: February 20th 2019