Tag Archives: Orange County Conservation Corps

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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Bummer, I got laid off!

I got laid off from my newspaper columnist job. Well, that may leave me more time for bragging on my harvests on the Harvest Monday blog day. Continue reading

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I built a raised garden bed by myself

I built a raised bed in our front yard for growing vegetables, using my new cordless drill as a screwdriver. Here’s how. Continue reading

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What I do for a living–and a Harvest Monday

Here are some photos of my last two Orange County Conservation Corps classes at Bolsa Chica and Crystal Cove, plus my garden harvest for the past week here in southern California. Continue reading

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Two weeks of Harvest Mondays and new furniture!

Tomatoes are still showing up in harvests, along with the last apple of the season, but the big news is arrival of our new Amish-built Mission-style furniture for the family room. Continue reading

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Home makeover during a wacky weather week

A garage sale on Oct. 9 2010 from 9-2 will be held at 9152 Kapaa Drive to benefit the Huntington Beach Community Garden. Continue reading

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Cagnes-sur-Mer on the French Riviera

Our camera club, Photographic Society of Orange County, toured Cagnes-sur-Mer, Haut de Cagnes, and Grimaldi castle on the French Riviera. Here are my photos of that delightful place. Continue reading

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