Category Archives: desert garden

It’s BEAUTIFUL!

Ahhh!  It’s a great time to live in AZ.  From now until May it will be beautiful.  A little on the cold side at night sometimes… but who am I kidding, it will only be cold to people who have … Continue reading

Posted in apples, Arizona Garden, basil, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, chard, cilantro, desert garden, Red Russian Kale | 1 Comment

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

Posted in artichoke, beans, desert garden, Desert King Watermelon, peppers | 3 Comments

Melons Are Rolling In… Slowly

The temps never got CRAZY hot. The expected 120s never really materialized like they normally would at the beginning of July.  I’m hopeful that the rest of the summer won’t be too bad.  We are in the thick of monsoon … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona Garden, charleston gray watermelon, corn, cucumbers, desert garden, Desert King Watermelon, Harvest, Old Time Tennessee Melons, peppers, sqash, tamarillo, zucchini | 10 Comments

Summer Garden Update

We are entering into what is typically the hottest time of year.  Night time temps aren’t there yet, but the day time temps are brutal. There is a big difference between 100 and 110.  Big difference. The end of June/first … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona Garden, beans, BIOCHAR, cucumbers, desert garden, Dripping Springs Ollas, grass, mulch, Old Time Tennessee Melons, ollas, peppers, potatoes, sqash, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, trellis, zucchini | 14 Comments

Changing Stupid to Awesome

Last year was a mess with the corn.  It came up so pretty, grew tall and then began to bow… I have no idea why.  It was horrible.  I named it the stupid corn. It was lame. However… I just … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona Garden, charleston gray watermelon, corn, cucumbers, desert garden, Desert King Watermelon, Dripping Springs Ollas, Growing corn, Old Time Tennessee Melons, ollas, spring garden, tomatoes, zucchini | 10 Comments