Monthly Archives: July 2013

Garden Expansion

In order to capitalize on the extended AZ growing season I’m planning a garden expansion.  Good times! The problem that I have in the winter is light.  The backyard faces north and so light is limited, especially in December.  What … Continue reading

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Save Those Seeds

I’ve been gone for a couple of days for some very WET camping, but I’m back and wanted to do a quick video on selecting the right fruit for seed saving.

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Garden Fresh Huevos Rancheros

I’m not a foodie or a cook.  My wife is, and she is AMAZING at it.  Seriously, she is God’s gift to people who have gluten allergies.  But every once in a while, I am one of those annoying people … Continue reading

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Demo Continues in the Garden

Part of getting the garden ready for fall/winter is moving out the plants that are ‘done’ for the summer.  Most of the plants do great through spring and start to struggle as the heat gets turned up in the AZ … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the Fall/Winter Garden

One of the benefits to gardening in Arizona is that there is literally a 12 month growing season.  Some people would claim 10, because they don’t want to garden during July and August when production drops off and it’s just … Continue reading

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