Category Archives: artichoke

Glorious October

As I’ve mentioned before, we have two seasons here in the desert of Arizona.  The first season just finished, it is known as Why do we live here? (WDWLH?), and the second, and more wonderful season, is Everybody wants to … Continue reading

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Patience is difficult.  Sometimes life is comprised of a chain of waiting periods. It’s not a bad thing.  On the contrary it builds anticipation and excitement.  It means that just around the corner your hopes may all be realized and … Continue reading

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I am the king

The king of over planning that is.  I will find 15 minutes of possible free time and I will try and cram at least two hours of work into that time.  Not that I ever GET the two hours of … Continue reading

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I’m Scrambling

I’m not talking about eggs.  Unfortunately, because that would be good about now. The temps are going up and my spring garden is less than half planted. Yah… bad move. I’m working on it though.  Last night I got bed … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona Garden, artichoke, basil, collards, Dripping Springs Ollas, grass, Old Time Tennessee Melons, ollas, onions, peppers, square foot gardening, swiss chard, tomatoes, vertical garden | 13 Comments

A Question About the Purple and Green Beauties

The garden is still in transition. The cilantro has bolted and made some very nice little flowers. The tomatoes of all variety are growing… and are very hard to focus on with a phone. But I have a question for … Continue reading

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