Hung upside down to ripen just before the weirdly warm Christmas. They aren’t very good.
When I was out working in the garden on Christmas Day, and it was unseasonably warm, and unduly dry, and the kale was thick with aphids, I looked at the sky and said that all I wanted for Christmas was… (READ MORE)
May you experience in the coming year, no matter what comes or life calls of you, moments of joy, wonder, and connection. Peace peace peace.
The cherry tomatoes keep coming. After 32 summers gardening in the same spot, I have observed the shifting weather due to global climate change.
Today’s harvest somehow wanted to be shaped into a flaming heart. The pest control technician came for the quarterly visit. I gave him a sack of beans for him and his wife to have for dinner.
The garlic chives are blossoming.
At last enough beans all at once to make a meal. Until now, the birds and I nibbled the few a day while still outside.
I practice the physical yoga postures to enhance and maintain the flexibility, agility, balance, and strength I need to get about my daily life, for example clambering about the vertical garden. Balance beam in high school was also helpful preparation.