Category Archives: Garden

Garden Update

Here’s the fava beans two weeks after planting – October 26. Another two weeks – November 2. There are lots of little fava beans coming up. I put this ladder in the yard by this tree for some reason. I … Continue reading

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Mark and Velma’s CSA*

The garden on Saturday morning October 14 A month ago we harvested the potatoes. The ones in the back that didn’t get water or much sun, didn’t do much, just lots of marble sized potatos with a couple of golf … Continue reading

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Harvest

The plums are ripe. Thankfully, they’re not all ripe at once. I made chutney out of a gallon of them on Sunday. Technically, I made lazy plum chutney, because I didn’t pit them. They’re pretty small, about the size of … Continue reading

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Precita Garden

The back yard is coming along very nicely. I’ve been in it at least four hours every weekend for the last month. When we moved in, the backyard was covered in knee deep ivy. It was 10 feet up in … Continue reading

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Gardens

A couple of weeks ago, after a visit to the San Jose Museum of Art, I talked Mark and Jason into visiting Ulistac Natural Area. I hadn’t been there for several years. When I first moved to California, I had … Continue reading

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