Well, I’m finally recovered from NERAX, and plots are ready in the Watertown Community Garden, so today I went over to plant mine. Besides, Earth Day is a day to spend in the garden. Things are looking pretty spartan still at the community garden, and I had to circle around a few times to find […]
Read More Planted my garden plot today
Ta-da! I have an indoor garden! It’s frail, it’s spindly, it’s floppy, it’s skinny — but it’s still doing better than any of the cilantro seeds I planted outside.
Read More Getting in touch with my inner cilantro
I planted two or three pots of cilantro over the summer, which all bolted before I cut more than a few leaves from them. The seeds I tried to start outside got eaten by slugs and snails with gourmet tastes. But I’m not giving up hope. This cilantro shoot is part of my winter garden. […]
Read More A thread of hopeful cilantro
They come up next year! Or some do, anyway. Last summer the dill and cilantro plants bolted, flowered, went to seed. I let them pick the best spots to come up again. And here they are.
Read More What happens when you let herbs go to seed
I guess I don’t have to worry about watering for a few days. Those are scallions waiting to be pricked apart and planted … somewhere. I haven’t quite decided yet, and there are still scallions, onions, garlic, and shallots tucked away in various corners. Flanking it are two varieties of cilantro, and behind it is […]
Read More Rain is good
Here’s the corner that I’ve designated as the herb garden for this year. From upper left to lower right, to upper right to lower left, it’s Parsley, Dill, Cilantro, and Thyme. And scallions in the middle, but they don’t scan.
Read More Herb Garden