Monthly Archives: January 2010

Spring garden chores

Spring brings of rush of things to do for the home gardener. But unless you sow, you can’t reap. Continue reading

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What’s in bloom in my yard, Jan. 2010

Different flowers bloom at different times of the year in coastal southern California. Here are photos of flowers in bloom in January in my yard. Continue reading

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My pond and veggie garden in southern California, January 2010

Status of our southern California yard, pond and vegetable gardens in January, with photos. Continue reading

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Setting up and using rain barrels

Rain barrels are back in fashion. We use a number of different types of rainwater collection and storage devices in our yard to help conserve water during these times of drought in the American Southwest. Continue reading

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Fabulous German pancake recipe

Recipe with photos for a fabulous German pancake with fresh fruit. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday Jan. 25, 2010

I harvested a total of 8 lbs, 8 oz. of fruit, vegetables and herbs from my coastal southern California garden over the past two weeks. Continue reading

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More storm videos and pics

Videos of rain, hail, flooded streets, and heavy surf that hit Huntington Beach CA during the week of January 18-22, 2010. Continue reading

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