Category Archives: desert garden

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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Sweet potatoes are in

We prepped the beds a while ago. Technically they are my son’s beds as a school project this year. We didn’t really go through the whole process of creating slips and everything. We bought some organic sweet potatoes and cut … Continue reading

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Too late to plant?

Just as an experiment I planted some Desert King watermelon today. I already have some growing. But I decided to fill in where the garlic had been. They are pretty hearty plants so they may last and we have a … Continue reading

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We’ve reached the saturation point

There comes that time in the squash and zucchini season where you begin the gifting. We went from no production to hyper production (for us) in a couple of days. A couple of weeks later we are starting to distribute … Continue reading

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