Tag Archives: California

My southern California garden in August

My how time flies. Where has the summer gone? I know where mine went. Bye-bye. My last post was in April. In May, I went to Yellowstone National Park, driving by myself. I was on assignment from Desert USA magazine, … Continue reading

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What’s in bloom in February 2014 in my southern California garden

Here is what is growing and blooming in my southern California garden–fruits, vegetables, and flowers. And yet we use only 1/3 the amount of water used by the average Californian. Continue reading

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We got RAIN! And I saved it.

California is in a major drought. Here are some of the things that we are doing at our house to save water, including using rain barrels. 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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Birding trip to Eastern Sierras April 12-14, 2013

Photos from my April trip to the Eastern Sierras with Sea and Sage Audubon. Continue reading

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This is such a beautiful day that I went to the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve at the corner of Pacific Coast Highway and Warner Avenue in Huntington Beach. I stopped at the Bolsa Chica Conservancy’s Interpretive Center. A class on … Continue reading

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Trip to Big Bear, California, Part II

In Big Bear, we stayed at Oak Knoll Lodge and dined at Azteca, Peppercorn Grille, and Mill Creek Manor Tea Room. Continue reading

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