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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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November 2013 in the garden

Late autumn in my yard and garden in southern California this year is a mix of unseasonably hot days and fall foliage, plus an odd mix of summer vegetables that are hanging on, and winter citrus that is ripening. Continue reading

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A spring morning in my front yard on Harvest Monday April 8, 2013

Here is a photo essay about a spring morning in our front yard with birds and flowers, as well as my Harvest Monday report. Continue reading

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Peep’s (or Cheep’s) first egg! And a pot roast recipe

One of our new hens laid her first egg this morning. And here is a pot roast recipe using a solar oven and tomatoes that I froze whole last summer. Continue reading

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Baking an apple pie and Harvest Monday October 29, 2012

I used harvests from my garden to make an apple pie and a wonderful pork-butternut-apple dish that I cooked in the solar oven. Continue reading

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How to make sun tea

There are so many different ways to save energy. Making sun tea is just one of them. Frankly, I think it tastes better too. It couldn’t be easier. Find a nice lidded quart container, like a glass canning jar. I … Continue reading

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