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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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Farewell to Henrietta, Hello to spring

There is a change in my flock of backyard chickens, and I’m not happy about it. Continue reading

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A warm Harvest Monday and setting harvest expectations for 2015

A warmer than average winter will probably negatively affect fruit production on my urban mini-farm this year. The reason why is…. 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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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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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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Harvest Monday during Pickling August

Here are some photos of insects in our garden, along with a recipe for making bread and butter pickles, and this week’s harvest from our southern California garden. Continue reading

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