And finally here’s a supercloseup of the bee showing hordes of pollen recovery by the bee. The hive will be pleased! Read More…
Anigozanthos, 3 varieties.
On top of tiny tomato plants growing through the cracks there are new giant bamboo shoots shooting up around the pond.
Now look here, a tomato plant growing through the pavers? Ridiculous! Now I have to water the cement.
Well now. That shoot is coming up in the wrong place.
We installed this a couple years ago and it’s filled out very nicely.
On my day off.
I see the neighbor’s Ceanothus is in bloom. And the Aeonium “Schwartzkopf” has grown a lot this winter.
OK, so with this crazy cold few months, it appears that today is the first official day of summer in Berkeley, and probably in the rest of the Bay Area too. Now it is true that summer will only be lasting about a week this year, so enjoy it while you can. Get a tan!
Gardening is good too, and you can get a tan while gardening if you garden topless.
We got our fall veggie starts in yesterday. Lots of delicious broccoli, kale, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, butter lettuces and of course more herbs. Always with the herbs around these parts. Cilantro is very popular and you can keep planting it into October or so.
Leucadendron species, maybe L. “Wilson’s Wonder”. That is enormous, growing up the side of the house like that. I’ve never seen it that big. Yay!