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First peppers

The first, rather pathetic, bell peppers of the season are in. A diminutive jalepeno and of course squash and zucchini. Curfew issued last night as well. A little chaos a couple of miles away in my little town. Lord, I … Continue reading

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Peach trees

The two peach trees were put in as sticks from Costco early this year. Both are over six feet now. Looking good. They were a little taxed by the heat the last couple of days but heavily watered they are … Continue reading

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A little early and rare

We had a full blown monsoon style storm last night complete with a massive dust storm, high winds and a little rain. The actual “season” runs from June 15 until September 30, but last night, at the end of May, … Continue reading

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Things are changing

The temps didn’t just suddenly shoot up, they increased steadily over a week. But all the chickens took it hard. Yesterday I brought in 8 eggs in addition to one that was broken. This morning we got 3. Squash and … Continue reading

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Battles are not the war

Chickens were quiet this morning. That’s never a good sign. Temps peaked over 110 yesterday. When I got this batch of chickens I was concerned about the Australorps, but the person selling them said that they do really well. I … Continue reading

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