I am almost 100% shocked about that btw. I was convinced- that this cover crop variety of fava beans was never going to bear fruit (well vegetable). I mean- it's a zillion feet tall like a triffid. It's clearly suffering from bean rust- and for god sakes the aphid load! I mean UGH! I've been … Continue reading Fava beans incoming
Oh boy. So much is going on! Besides returning to university for my last semester, it's been busy busy busy! But as I transition into a fall/winter garden I'm still happily plugging away in the garden. We had an aphid scare on the chives a few days ago. I went to pick a few herbs … Continue reading Captain’s log: August 29th 2018
It rained in the early morning hours. Fuck everything. Look at that wet concrete. God everything was wet. Mind you for 90% of my garden that's a good thing. Just not for the tomato. God the tomato. God bless it. It put out a new flower. It lives in hope. But ugh look at those … Continue reading Captain’s log: August 14th 2018
3 weeks post-surgery my weight bearing restrictions have been lifted. Sadly the general gloom that has invading San Francisco this August has not lifted, and the atmosphere is cold and moist. While that means something good in terms of water-savings, it means the overall wetness of my plants is not going to stop anytime soon. … Continue reading Captain’s log: August 8th 2018
I had a slight scare with the favas today- after 2 weeks of misty cold weather yesterday was actually a little warm. The favas decided to go on strike and I woke up to another cold day- and some half-wilted favas. After I had a small panic attack- mom and I decided to just water … Continue reading You were supposed to be ground cover!!!