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May Garden

Year two in my vegetable garden is starting with cool weather crops. The abundant rain we have had along with mild temperatures has encouraged my leafy vegetables and root crops to get rolling. Yesterday I thinned the radishes, snow peas … Continue reading

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Herbs in the Garden

Here we are, approaching the middle of spring. The days are getting longer and warmer, and the veggie seeds you planted have sprouted and are beginning to look like real plants! While you wait patiently for your garden to mature, … Continue reading

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Give a Fig

On a recent field trip for my UC CA Naturalist class, I was able to obtain several cuttings of a white fig. I rooted them in water, but after some investigating I discovered that the cool weather may be impeding … Continue reading

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The Great Tulip Experiment

The deer haven’t been around much this winter. It’s been so dry. Now that some late winter rain has greened things up, however, I’ve seen a couple here and there, and heard them outside the cabin at night. When the … Continue reading

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Wild Flowers

Does Rose Mallow still qualify as a wildflower if it has been hybridized? I think not. But this beautiful bloom, more commonly known as Hibiscus, sure looks great in the garden! No time for a vegetable garden this year. Getting … Continue reading

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Picture a Day #324 – Color in the Garden

On a gloomy day like today, it’s great to see flowers blooming in the flower box.

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Picture a Day #302 – Falling Back to Summer

Yesterday Californians “fell back” to Pacific Standard Time. Today we¬†fell back¬†further, from the middle of Fall to summer weather. It won’t last. Another cold front is on its way, and as the East Coast prepares to be slammed once more, … Continue reading

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