July 31, 2018

The weeds had their stay...

 BEFORE

And now I've ripped 'em right outta there...

AFTER

Only leaving robust marigolds, leggy lettuce, bulbless beets, barely-there carrots, headless cabbage, dubious peas, malformed cucumbers, could-be cilantro, and what might be a tomato pla...

July 25, 2018

My potatoes vines had all but disappeared.

So while a friendly neighbor videos, I dig up what is underneath...

These are new potatoes, not the potatoes I planted last spring!

Instead of (re)planting these new ones, I will eat them...

July 18, 2018

My farming next-door neighbors up and left unexpectedly, for good this time. Every fall they haul their harvest to the Pittsburg Farmers' Market to sell their veggies and fruit. But this year, this summer, something must've spooked them. I think it was their trailer. E...

July 11, 2018

The show-stopper of my garden this year is the leggy lettuce. I did manage to get a few leaves here and there, but my lettuce plants much preferred shooting skyward than leafing out. So again, I did some gardening research online. Turns out that in addition to shade ma...

July 4, 2018

The days have been long and hot... and the nights have been hot... And so I water my weedy garden in between summer showers, pull the weeds in the evening, and see that new weeds have popped up overnight. Must be the fertile Superfund soil. This year I've seen an abund...

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