Our garden in the San Francisco Bay Area historically has experienced the wet mild winters and dry mild summers characteristic of Mediterranean climates. It's a modest family garden -- its core was formerly a swimming pool -- so we might grow a single plant or a handful of plants, where a larger-scale operation could do long rows or massive beds. Over time we have adjusted to find the right balance for our garden.
All this new stuff goes on top turn it over, turn it over wait and water down from the dark bottom turn it inside out let it spread through Sift down even Watch it sprout. A mind like compost.
As it's evolved, this site has increasingly focused on vita plantae in the San Francisco Bay Area, so I've rejiggered this blog to reflect that. You will still find plenty of more general posts on life by the bay. Visit the site home or try one of these:
This is the pomegranates’ second summer here. They are growing in large containers. I think they were two years old when I purchased them. Now at last they are getting the large red flowers that presage fruit.