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Peaches and Spot Prawns–but not together!

We are having an interesting adventure with local eating. First of all, our Florida Prince peach tree is bearing ripe fruit. Oh, good, peaches! I’ll make a cobbler. I went from “Oh good,” to “Oh God” in three days. I … Continue reading

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How my garden does grow–27 April 2015

It is past time to bring you up to date on spring in Southern California. A warm and DRY spring. We are in the fourth year of what is being called a mega-drought. No more rain until November. I still … Continue reading

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We survived the heat wave–Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Our fruit trees are in bloom and the veggie beds are coming along nicely. We have harvested 26 lbs of fruit and 3 lbs of vegetables as of Feb. 28, with 42 eggs from the hens. Continue reading

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Most beautiful spring ever, March 2015

I don’t know what it is, the age of our plantings or the weather, but this has turned into the most beautiful spring ever in our southern California yard and garden. I am utterly enthused about our prospects for a … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, April 14, 2014

Photos of what is in bloom in our southern California garden in April, including fruit trees, plus many fruit and vegetables nearing harvest. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, March 31, 2014

Here is my Harvest Monday post, the first I’ve done in a LONG time, plus photographs of some of my produce that is ready to harvest. This week we harvested 2 lbs, 6 ounces of vegetables, and gathered 15 eggs from our hens. Continue reading

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January 2014–heat and drought are wilting my southern California garden

Here is what is in bloom and what is ripening in my January Southern California garden. It is suffering in this heat wave and drought though. Continue reading

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