Monthly Archives: March 2010

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2010

St. Patrick’s Day dinner at our house was corned beef and cabbage with potatoes and carrots, homemade white whole wheat pecan-currant bread, and a salad with all homegrown ingredients. Recipes included. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, March 15, 2010

This week my garden produced nearly two pounds of produce plus 18 eggs. Continue reading

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Mid-March photos of my garden

Spring is a time of eternal hope in the garden with new leaves, shoots and blooms. Take a photo tour of this southern California urban “farm.” Continue reading

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Got something else–an opossum!

Catching and releasing an oppossum from a backyard garden to the wilds of an urban park that is landscaped with native plants is better for the garden and the animal. Continue reading

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Got him!

We finally caught the animal that had been raiding our garden. See how to trap and release an opossum or raccoon humanely. Continue reading

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Harvest and planting Monday 3-8-2010

Spring is in full force in southern California, with harvest of winter vegetables, blooming of fruit trees, and planting of the last spring vegetables and the first summer vegetables. Continue reading

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Ack, I’ve been hit!

Night marauding urban wildlife can wreak havoc with a garden. Live trapping is one solution. Continue reading

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