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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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A surprisingly unproductive end of August garden, 2015

The end of August normally sees gardeners overwhelmed with produce. No such “problems” here. My garden looks lush, but production is lagging way behind normal. At least we’re getting apples and Asian pears, and enjoying home-baked sourdough bread! Continue reading

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Growing a garden for the soul, 28 July 2015

I grow much more than food in my garden. I also garden for my soul. I love to sit on our back deck in the morning with a cup of coffee (several cups in succession, actually) and watch the action … Continue reading

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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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Easter, 2014

We spent Easter with our young grandchildren. This year, we used natural dyes that we made ourselves to dye Easter eggs. What fun! Continue reading

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Harvest Monday (on Wednesday, April 21, 2014

Here is our harvest from last week, with a recipe plus photos for a delicious omelette. 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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Our yard as seen through a fisheye lens – March 29, 2014

Here are some unusual photos of our yard and garden, taken with my new fisheye camera lens. 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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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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