Monthly Archives: March 2010

Harvest Monday March 29, 2010, and the peas that overgrew Los Angeles

Someone needs to tell my Super Sugar Snap Peas enough, already. I keep putting up taller and taller trellises and they keep outgrowing them. My 6-ft-tall husband drove 8 ft stakes into the raised beds, tied a string to top, … Continue reading

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Birding at the Salton Sea

Vic Leipzig leads birding trips throughout southern California for his birding and natural history classes, for Audubon, and for private clients who hire him as a bird guide through Southwestbirders.com. Here are some photos from two recent trips to the Salton Sea in Imperial County, CA. Continue reading

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Spring wildflowers at California’s Anza-Borrego State Park

The Orange County Society for Conservation Biology went camping at Anza-Borrego State Park in San Diego County. We photographed spring desert wildflowers as well as Ricardo Breceda’s metal sculptures of prehistoric animals that lived in this region a million or more years ago. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday March 22, 2010

Harvest Monday this week brought a tally from the garden of 2.5 lbs of produce and 16 eggs from the hens. Continue reading

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Snakes alive

Field trip at Bolsa Chica with the Orange County Conservation Corps new crewmembers. We found a Western Pacific rattlesnake. Continue reading

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What is (or will be) growing in my garden this year

List of vegetables that are or will be growing in my southern California year this year. Continue reading

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Curried Butternut Soup with Goat’s Milk

This recipe for curried butternut squash soup with goats milk is much better than it sounds, and very easy to make. Continue reading

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