Summer's going through mood swings and the plants are trying their best to adapt. We haven't had rain in quite a while, but fog has been rolling in each day and leaving a mess of dew all over the place. The plants don't seem to mind - but they also don't seem to care. They're growing at their own pace, despite whatever the day or season wants to tell them.
Six on Saturday – 31 Jul, 2021
This week has felt entirely too cool for the time of year it's supposed to be. When you think of summer in Southern California, it's all sunny beaches and... sun. This week's been a bevy of clouds, fog, and dew so thick that it watered my plants one morning.
Six on Saturday – 8 May, 2021
Spring is showering new growth on all the plants in the garden! I couldn't even find space to fit the photos of the cress in this post, let alone growing space on my balcony. Most everything else seems to be doubling in size each week, if they haven't already finished growing.
Six on Saturday – 01 May, 2021
Spring is an unstoppable force in the garden. The things that flower won't stop flowering. The things that produce food aren't producing food currently - the tomatoes haven't blossomed, the squash refuse to grow taller, and the cress has gone to seed. Still, there's plenty of new plants in the garden, and plenty of greenery to enjoy every morning!
Six on Saturday – 10 Apr, 2021
Spring is finally showing itself in the form of many happy plants! The olives are starting to bud up, the Ginkgo has finally awoken from winter, and the cress won't stop flowering!
Six on Saturday – 27 Mar, 2021
Spring is finally taking off in the garden! The plants are all starting to enjoy the warmth and growing daylight, and the calmer winds are letting them keep their large leaves safe. I can't wait for all the tasty plants growing on my balcony to be ready to eat - except the Cress, which is unstoppable. I probably managed to plant just a bit too much! Also featured are sunflower, hummingbirds, squash, and more!
Six on Saturday – 6 Mar, 2021
Back again with another 6 garden-related updates on Saturday. Spring is in the air this week, with nearly all the plants showing more life than even a week ago. Many plants are already in need of being moved up to larger pots. Follow along with the growth here!
Garden Journal – Week of April 27
We try to rescue the strawberries from a cramped life of fruitlessness. And, the olive tree finally shows a problem. Is it fixable?