It’s too wet to garden and I’m spending my time raising six Australian Labradoodle puppies. Mind you, I’m not complaining about the rain. We who live along the central coast don’t complain when we get rain. It is so desperately needed to keep our gardens growing and our Monterey Pines thriving.
I Thought my readers […]
Country Matilda Lil Miss Q “Tillie”
Thought I had better explain why I have not been gardening or posting on my garden website. I’ve also ignored the hens a bit. You see, I’ve been helping our lovely labradoodle “Tillie” with her six puppies, born in our bedroom on October 21. The little beauties, three […]
There’s lots to do in Central Coast gardens in February. Weeding, planting, and light fertilizing is a good start. Consult frost dates and chill hours in your area before you beginning planting seeds and selecting fruit trees. Some flower seeds can be planted this month as well as some vegetable seeds. Finish pruning deciduous plant and Mediterranean plants after flowering. […]
Mustard against hill on ranch land in San Luis Obispo County
Mustard is blooming all over San Luis Obispo County. It’s one of the many cover crops that farmers and ranchers plant to smother weeds and replenish nutrients in the soil. Mustard grows between grape vines, under orchard trees, and on grazing lands. It’s […]