in the bit of spare time i'm able to muscle aside for myself, i've been knitting - but still on the super-secret project - and gardening.
the garden box needed a little fixing up, and yesterday i finally had the chance to get my hands in the dirt! i'm starting with a bunch of herbs - a nice big rosemary bush, a couple of lavender varieties, basil, italian parsley, cilantro, oregeno - some lettuces, a tomato plant and a pepper plant. since we're so late in the season (can you believe it's october? OCTOBER, people!), i got a bunch of starts from
i'm hoping to keep the garden live and kicking with this - our brand-new compost bin! the city of los angeles has this amazing program that gives massive discounts on compost bins and tools - just drive out to the griffith park composting facility and pick one up cheap! schedule here for locals!
maybe some day, my produce will look as beautiful as the stuff i picked up at the farmer's market this morning -
anyway. i do have some exciting plans in the works, so stay tuned...