When I decided to gamble and plant a few vegetable plants early this year, I only planted as many tomatoes as I had spare plastic trash cans. Heavy plastic trash cans are useful in such a plethora of ways that I couldn’t help myself a few years ago when, upon entering the garden section of [...]
It can be dangerously addictive!
This is gambling time in the garden, when your tomato plants are like poker chips, and you have to decide whether (and if so, how many) to bet that you can plant them safely in the ground now, or whether a late spring freeze will sweep in from the north and strike them dead. I [...]
Is another man’s swimming pool. If the other man is a couple of green tree frogs. These guys were incensed when the big clumsoid human started snipping freeze-dried leaves off of a whithered red banana plant, cutting closer and closer to the ground until he finally pulled the privacy curtain back from their hot tub [...]
Update: It turns out some of the assumptions on which I based this months-old post were, as assumptions are wont to do, false. Thanks to Ed Laivo whose comments below shed much-welcome light on pomegranate naming conventions and the like. I didn’t enjoy sawing down the two pomegranate tree/bushes and then digging up their roots, [...]
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