Still no (visible) activity in the herb seeds I've been keeping wettish since the first day of March. And so I've set out four packets -- Brack Krim, Dinner Plate, Heirloom Cherry Mix, and Gourmet Heirloom Mix -- of fresh 2022 tomato seeds in trays, this time with wettish paper towels. So there'll be less of a wet / dry teeter-totter happening day to day. Also, these tomato seed packets instruct: "Direct Sow: Not Recommended" (italics theirs). And the Brack Krim packet instru
It's the first day of calendar spring and it's wet and muddy and warm out and so I just couldn't wait any longer and so I BAMMED my garden! With a centerpiece of rogue onions and potatoes, and a couple carrot tops (literal, not figurative). Come what veggies may; we shall surely see...
Killer bees and Fire ants! Two scary national stories from my childhood which helped fuel my obsession for the weird and wary-worthy... which is perhaps one reason I reside in the spooky and spectral town of Lopstick today. I love a good invasion... And now we have Giant Spiders Falling Out of the Sky! But spiders are my friends, so it's fine. I know they're my friends because every once in a while I wake in the morning to find tiny spider kisses all over my legs. Fleas, tic
On the first day of March -- the first day of meteorological spring -- I took a bunch of packets of seeds, opened them, and poured them into plastic trays. Then filled the trays with water. Today, no activity yet. But I'm not expecting to see any until at least a few weeks from now, as the packets say the germinations take anywhere from 1 week to 1 month... and the packets are 5 years old. They're left over from a close-out surplus a kindly neighbor scored from Lowe's. And a