Neighbor said birds were going to town on the harlequin bugs. So there’s hope.
Month: June 2013
gardening is for eaters
I’m working on a gardening zine. The text is almost done, but I need some pictures. I wish I could draw! I have a block about drawing, kind of like my block about meditating. But I meditated the other day. So maybe there’s hope.
can’t stop the heat
All that’s really going on is the heat. It’s supposed to hit 109 tomorrow and Tuesday, high highs other days too. It coops me up. But we went for an early walk this morning.
Also in plant news, our blood orange tree Mary has new growth.
Our tree collards, some of our very favorite plants to grow, have been infested with harlequin bugs. Sadness! I was like, “Let’s pick some tree collards to make stir fry with,” and yelled, “Oh my god!” over and over again when I saw how bad it was. All four of the plants are like this. … Read More »
We are home safe from the strange trip that felt really long but was only a few days. I liked seeing my nieces and nephew, but I went to bed early each night from being wiped out. After the time seeing my relatives, Ming and I drove to Big Basin. We had wanted to camp… Read More »
This morning we planted three trees at my mom’s work, two apple and a plum. I dug holes, drove stakes into the ground with a post driver, and otherwise helped. It took a long time. Then we went to the beach. We ate peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, something I used to hate and now… Read More »
Today something interesting happened. But I’m too tired to remember what it was. Well, I know that Ming, I, and the younger of my two nieces performed the Bumblebee song for my parents. We held hands and sang joyfully. We went to Morro Bay. Ming and I went to a shell shop and looked at… Read More »
This morning I made the most beautiful fruit salad. cherries organic strawberries organic nectarine pineapple organic grapes