Category Archives: gardening

The Sunny Side

OH, BUT THERE is a sunny side, not that we couldn’t use a little rain. But just as the sun was setting, I went out for a last stroll through the garden and found, to my great delight, a tiny … Continue reading

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Notice a Theme? Testiness Maybe?

OH GREAT. NOW, while troubleshooting, I discovered that earlier in the spring, when a storm blew the rain barrel off its perch, something punched a hole up about the 45-gallon mark, so any water that goes in above that level, … Continue reading

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In a Nutshell

HERE’S THE DILEMMA. Because the growing medium in the bales and pots (tubs, not herbs) is smaller and isolated, and has exceptionally good drainage, it must be watered daily. The rest of the garden holds pretty well with a two-days … Continue reading

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Expletive, dear expletive!

WELL, EXPLETIVE! I spent a good bit of yesterday and today taking apart, refitting and reassembling the expletive! drip irrigation system for my hay bale and large pot (tub, not herb) part of the garden, and the expletive! expletive! thing … Continue reading

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Today in the garden, May 8

Actually a few days ago.

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Today in the garden

photo credit: S. Denton

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The Herbies

As they are so fondly known.

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