Shiitake Plugs

On Sunday, Rob and I moved large oak logs, and drilled 1000 holes in them.  Monday, Kurt, Rob, and I put inoculated shiitake plugs into the holes and sealed them with wax.  Now the logs are stacked behind the house, where they will sit for about nine months, while...

Overgrown Garden

I went back to my home in Mendocino Wednesday last week after three months away, to find my garden overgrown, with huge kale plants as tall as I am, with yellow flowers on top, broccoli and arugula going to seed, an artichoke, lots of chard, and everything looking...