Gardening in Austin in August…
…is indeed a perilous affair. One must be ready for heartbreak, hard work, and ingenuity. The first week after planting the tomatoes was brutal, and despite watering daily I lost my prized Black Krim tomato. To my deep despair, it was too late to replace it. So I will have to settle for Juliet Grape […]Read More ›
Despite temperatures in the 100s, fall garden is in!
Of course I had to wait until the weather turned scorching to plant the fall garden. It’s taken daily watering and lots of babying, but everyone seems to be doing OK so far. My tomato cuttings didn’t make it, so I had to buy plants. I found Super Fantastic again, and got a Juliet grape […]Read More ›
From the (almost) dead to the fall garden
Dear fans, I am so sorry I have been AWOL from writing for a while. I ended up getting a nasty intestinal virus/bacteria, likely foster doggy induced, that has kept me from doing much of anything since last weekend. I haven’t been able to eat much other than bananas, boiled potatoes, clear broth, and saltines, […]Read More ›