Where has the summer gone? I lost it in a whirlwind of conventions and work, which led to me messing up my left shoulder and left hand, and deciding that I really needed to re-evaluate how I was spending my time. One of the things that I’ve decided to do […]

Garden Update

Boysenberries growing 43
In January 2010, I planted, on the advice of my nursery-man, four little sticks. In the intervening year and a half, I’ve learned a reasonable amount about said little sticks, and I’m going to share it now. (: I am pretty sure that ‘long around September I’m going to have […]

Things I’ve Learned About Boysenberries

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged about my garden. Part of that is that by mid-autumn, a summer garden is not much to look at — leggy and straggly and browning. We got a couple of the veggie boxes set up before the massive amounts of rain hit, but […]

Garden: Looking forward to 2011

Can o' roots
Uncle Pasto and I are in the process of trying to get the garden rearranged for fall and winter. This is kind of … well, it’s complicated, because neither of us are experienced with turning over the garden for a new season. So it’s all kind of an experiment. Right […]

Getting to the Root of the Problem