Monthly Archives: December 2009

Harvest Monday Dec. 21

Weekly vegetable harvest from my southern California garden in December, plus making lemon marmalade. Continue reading

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Winter garden in southern California

Winter in a southern California yard is an odd mix of autumn and spring, with some plants dying and some beginning to bloom. Continue reading

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Macro Monday on Thursday

Macro photos from a southern California garden in December. Continue reading

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December flowers provide food for pollinators

I planted my coastal southern California yard with mainly drought-tolerant flowers that are designed to provide year-round pollen and nectar for bees and butterflies. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, Dec. 14, and an anniversary

Growing your own fruits and vegetables is easy, fun, and helps combat global warming and ocean level rise. Continue reading

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Fruit and veggies in a southern California garden in December

A variety of cool season vegetable crops and citrus grow in my small coastal southern California garden and mini-orchard. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday in southern California, Dec. 7

This week I harvested bok choy, kale and bell peppers. I planted kailaan and komatsuna (Japanese mustard greens) and set out containers to collect rain. Continue reading

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