Monthly Archives: August 2014

Mid-August Update

I disappeared for a while and now I appear to be back.  🙂 Maybe. We are in a part of the crazy where… it’s not so crazy.  So I’m taking advantage of it while I can. Plus I need to … Continue reading

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You grew HOW MANY kinds of melons?

Nine. Did I mention that I don’t have a lot of land here?  It’s part of a typical AZ backyard.  Not much to speak of. But I like melons, which are the WORST thing to grow if you don’t have … Continue reading

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Awesome to PATHETIC… the Corn Story of 2014

So the corn of 2013 was the Stupid Corn.  I worked hard this year to rectify that situation and I changed a lot of things.  I learned.  I paid attention.  i was DILIGENT.  I wanted AWESOME corn. I got… PATHETIC corn. … Continue reading

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Bean Evaluation

I set out this summer to discover which bean would be the best bean for our family and our climate.  I tried beans last year and… well, it was pretty pathetic, so I decided to do this experiment. I started … Continue reading

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