Category Archives: Dripping Springs Ollas

It’s Starting to Warm Up

No 100 degree days yet, but soon.  Humidity is barely holding on to the double digits.  It was 11% yesterday when I checked. A quick tour around the garden. After wind the last week my cilantro (that has gone to … Continue reading

Posted in apples, basil, beans, bugs, chamomile, charleston gray watermelon, cucumbers, Desert King Watermelon, Dripping Springs Ollas, Old Time Tennessee Melons, peppers, spring garden, tomatoes, zucchini | 6 Comments

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

Redundant Protection for Vacation

I was nervous.  We had a planned trip to California to attend a graduation party for one of my beautiful nieces.  I knew it would be a great time, but… I was a little concerned about the garden. So I … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona Garden, artichoke, basil, Dripping Springs Ollas, gophers, malabar spinach, Old Time Tennessee Melons, ollas, peppers, square foot gardening, tomatoes, wine bottle ollas | 17 Comments

Bed 3 Almost Made and Grandma Comes to the Garden

It was a busy weekend.  Busy, but good. I pulled out the already flowering remnants of the last couple of broccoli plants (the good broccoli, not the EPS), transplanted two cilantro and one dill plant into pots, and weeded bed … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona Garden, artichoke, desert garden, Dripping Springs Ollas, Jerusalem artichokes, ollas | 7 Comments