Category Archives: fall garden

Lessons Learned on the Fall/Winter Garden

–          Early purple sprouting broccoli – is not for me.  It’s perfect, it even rhymes. –          Cauliflower needs to be covered otherwise it get yellow and no bueno. –          Sunchokes seem to work good in containers… … Continue reading

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The Late, Not-so-purple, Non-sprouting, Shouldn’t be Grown in My Area Broccoli Plant

I love it when I try something new and different and it works out.  That’s awesome!  Who doesn’t love that? This isn’t one of those stories. When reading through descriptions on seed packets, in catalogs, and in comments on-line it … Continue reading

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The Non-Winter Garden Update

I know a lot of the country has been digging out, repeatedly, from one of the worst winters that anybody can remember, but here in AZ… nope.  No winter here.  Mid-eighties… yup.  Cool evenings and nights in the fifties… yup. … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona Garden, artichoke, Bok Choi, broccoli, Chinese cabbage, desert garden, dinosaur Kale, fall garden, Harvest, Ice Berg Lettuce, marigold, onions, peppers, Red Russian Kale, Romaine, square foot gardening, Starting Seeds | 19 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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Weekend Cleanup

Not long ago I pointed out the benefits of free ranging our suburban chickens. It was good while it lasted. The mess is the problem.  Chickens poop EVERYWHERE, and by everywhere I really mean E V E R Y W … Continue reading

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