Category Archives: gophers

Getting the Gopher! … and a garden update

Pests are a problem in any garden and I recently returned from vacation to find that a nemesis had returned and had taken out at least one plant.  Grrr!  I work so hard to grow my plants and keep them … Continue reading

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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

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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Waiting… patiently… waiting

It seems like the peppers and tomatoes never sprout.  Why do they take so LONG? Maybe a better question is, why am I so impatient?  🙂 I planted peppers and a few tomatoes last week.  I’m late, but better late … Continue reading

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