Category Archives: Garden

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In the event of a zombie apocalypse, the plant that produces the most calories per acre: sweet potato.

There’s two Kale plants that have almost produced viable seeds that I’m keeping around.
Eight tomato plants from Red Earth Farm (list below). Three plants got basil as a companion, one got parsley.

Herb Garden: Two different sorts of parsley, hyssop, chives, garlic chives, two thymes, out of control sorrel, oregano, Greek oregano, sage, purple sage, and a giant Rosemary in the back.

Garden this am

Most years I stake my tomatoes and carefully tend to them. This year I didn’t plant any. I just let them grow. It is embarrassing how much higher my yield is.

In the category of can’t beat ’em, join ’em:

Let’s see if the indestructible Tree of Heaven can survive as a house plant.

Garden Log: 08122019


The good news: Second round of raspberries coming in and about 10,000 figs showing. The Paw-Paws have both grown a foot this summer. Sweet potatoes thriving; potatoes, um, not so much.

The bad news: the neighbor’s bushes on the right side, particularly the Morning Glory, have gotten out of control. This photo is after fifteen minutes of chopping.