It's the grumble, grumble edition of TCY, I'm afraid.
Last year, since it was the first year of the garden, I had perfect soil and no weeds at all. This year, weeds have blown in, and acorns and pine trees that have taken root. Now there are little helicopter seed pods rooting everywhere and the snot is pouring off of the pine and oak trees. Each sting of snot is invariably ridden down by an inch worm. I can't tell you how many I squished out of the garden today. As a matter of fact, when I was making my point known to the kids, sure enough another string of snot landed on my head along with, what else?, another inch worm.
I'm on edge as to the army that's obviously parachuted down to ransack the garden. I only hope I grabbed the majority of them and I'll find the rest tomorrow.
On the bright side, I've had 100% germination with my cucumbers, squash and zucchini and the radishes and lettuce are producing like mad. Woohoo!
The morning comes early. Sweet gardening dreams.
December 3, 2013 - Thank You, Robbie!
4 days ago