Garden






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




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



I’ll admit, I crashed out over the weekend. I was so tired. I took naps. Repeatedly. I don’t do that. But when Labor Day itself finally rolled around, I had enough energy and to spare, so while Uncle Pasto was barbecuing some fabulous smoked brisket, I spent most of the […]

Labor Day