Monthly Archives: May 2017

A helping leaf

Romaine lettuce growing up in the shade of a broccoli plant to shade it and help keep it from bolting. (About 80 broccoli plants, actually.) Advertisements

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Unintended consequences

Just a thought: I sprayed “Deep Woods Off” on my feet while sitting next the little garden pond, and it killed two frogs. Where I spray it on my feet it also kills grass. WTF, over.

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bamboo pea trellis

It’s like an old glass milk bottle, because it looks good and it works. These are bush peas, English garden peas. I used to grow only Sugar Snap Peas for the farmers’ markets, and while they sell like hot cakes … Continue reading

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Heirloom apples

My new Cox Orange Pippin heirloom apple tree *finally* broke dormancy! They do that. It’s one of the finest desert apples in the world, but it makes you wait. Isn’t pretty enough, or large enough for the stores, but it … Continue reading

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a little whine

WELL DAMN! I have no photos of babies, cats, dumb animal tricks, or news of Trumpy, My “caps lock” button sticks from coffee drips, or wine, or maybe Stella, and the low temps for every night this month will be … Continue reading

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