Monthly Archives: March 2010

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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Harvest and planting Monday, March 1, 2010

Spring planting is well underway. This past week I planted horseradish. Technically, Vic planted it, but I’ll take credit. Horseradish is an ugly plant and spreads like crazy, so we grow it in a pot. Sounds like we’re old hands … Continue reading

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Making a sage farinata

How to make an Italian appetizer called sage farinata, with photos and step-by-step instructions. This recipe also has onions and olives, and is very tasty. Continue reading

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