San Francisco has been windy lately. Like- really windy. Now this is normal for the area, we just have random gust storms sometimes. I've blogged about them in the past, mostly complaining about the havoc wreaked. Sometimes these windstorms happen with the rains in winter- sometimes in the heat of summer. That's the problematic one- … Continue reading Collard down!
The greenhouse saga extends far into the past. Maybe... 6-7 years ago dad and I did some research and bought a really nice and pricey greenhouse that was meant to go against a wall or a fence. Glass and metal, would take a day and both of us to put together, and yes we'd have … Continue reading Greenhouse time AT LAST
I love the early morning hours. It's warm and cozy in bed. It's still dark and calm. You don't have to wake up for another half an hour or so- so you lightly doze, listening to the wind. The whistling, the howling, the crashing- Uh oh. "Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects" That's not … Continue reading The return of the wind- San Francisco tea party edition
Tea. Wars have been fought over it. It is the defining drink of multiple countries and cultures, and was arguably one of the foundational pillars of English colonialism and empire, the ramifications of which we still grapple with today. It's also a nice drink. It's also a plant. I grow those. Now at my local … Continue reading Camellia sinensis
Most of this post could be un-ending cursing just because I may have lost about 20-30% of the plants in my garden due to the absolute bull pucky that is fall in San Francisco, but I'm going to try and not go blue. We'll see if I can succeed. So this was sort of a … Continue reading Weather damage in late October