Category Archives: Chickens

Trip 1 Done

There won’t be too many trips this summer.  There is just too much going on. But trip 1 is in the bag.  A wonderful visit with some friends up to a remote cabin in the woods.  Temps dipped into the … Continue reading

Posted in apples, Arizona Garden, beans, charleston gray watermelon, Chickens, cucumbers, desert garden, Desert King Watermelon, dirt, Dripping Springs Ollas, grass, Harvest, intensive gardening, mulch, Old Time Tennessee Melons, ollas, peppers, spring garden, sqash, square foot gardening, tomatoes, trellis, vertical garden, zucchini | 15 Comments

This Weekend… Bed 4 Gets a Makeover

It’s a great time of year to be out in the garden.  Granted it was a beautiful non-winter, second fall, whatever you want to call it, but the weather right now… is perfect.  Mid 50s at night, peaking in the … Continue reading

Posted in carrots, Chickens, early purple sprouting broccoli, ollas | 9 Comments

The Crazy Continues… As Do the Sprouts!

Wow, busy week and more to come!  Tonight I get to talk to a bunch of kids and parents about the different ways that we do justice at Mission.  I love to see families embracing the vision for our church … Continue reading

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Growth In Spite of the Neglect

The winter garden, or what is left after some neglect, is eeking through the season.  The sun almost completely leaves our back yard around the end of December and then slowly starts to show itself again.  I’ve actually tried reflectors … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona Garden, Bok Choi, broccoli, Chickens, Chinese cabbage, fall garden, Jerusalem artichokes, ollas, Red Russian Kale, Romaine, square foot gardening, wine bottle ollas | 21 Comments

Pests and Failings

How is that for a title?  I could have written something a little more pessimistic, I had contemplated, Failures, Major Failures, and Oh Dear Lord, Can I do Anything Right?, but I thought that was was a little too much drama. Let’s … Continue reading

Posted in bugs, Chickens, flies, mice, peppers | 13 Comments