The air's heating up out here, jumping up to about 90F on some days. It's not quite where it will be once we're up into July and August, but for now the garden is having a happy time of it. They hadn't quite gotten along with the cold, strong winds of late winter. Now they're having a wonderful time sunning and getting a green tan.
Memorial Day is just around the corner! That means summer is coming up fast. The garden is blooming and the leaves are... greening? Everywhere I turn, it seems like there's a little less room for me on the balcony. The plants are taking over.
Spring has finally sprung in the garden, and everything is getting growing. Most of the seedlings have been transplanted to their long-term homes (at least until they end up in the kitchen...). Check out the post to see how all the plants are getting along!
Growing mint in a container isn't only easy - it's also recommended! Mint is a delicious, voracious weed that can be grown from divisions, cuttings, or seeds. Find out how to care for mint here!
We try to rescue the strawberries from a cramped life of fruitlessness. And, the olive tree finally shows a problem. Is it fixable?
Got mites on the apple mint again. What the heck is with the love these little critters have for my mint? Also, we welcome two chrysanthemums!