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Fall foliage and flowers in December, but no eggs.

December is an odd time in coastal southern California. We have autumn foliage on the trees, and our winter flowers are in bloom. It makes for an odd juxtaposition. Now that it is December and Dino-peep is molting, we are … Continue reading

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Look What I Built!

My southern California urban garden suffers from lack of space and lack of sunlight. The only place where we get sun all day long is the sloped, concrete driveway. Our next door neighbor built a lovely sloped shelf on which … Continue reading

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My December Garden: The good, the bad, and the ugly

A southern California garden in winter is a mix of spring and fall, all at once, with rain. Some of it is good, some bad, and some is downright ugly. Continue reading

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A green Tuesday here at Green World

My glamorous life today included cleaning out the refrigerator, cleaning the chicken coop, and composting said cleanings and gleanings along with saved leaves. I used water from the rain barrels to wet down the leaves. Now all it has to do is rot. Continue reading

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Record heat in LA, global weirding!

Record heat and crazy weather affects what blooms and grows in my yard. Climate change is affecting crops around the world, and not in a good way. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 9, 2010

I harvested over 10 lbs of vegetables from our garden this week, including a 5 lb beet that placed second in the “Large Beet” category at the Orange County Fair. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 12, 2010

Here is my fruit, vegetable and egg harvest for July 12, 2010. I’m now picking up spent brew mash from our local beer brewery to compost and feed to my chickens. Continue reading

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