Category Archives: intensive gardening

Garden Expansion

In order to capitalize on the extended AZ growing season I’m planning a garden expansion.  Good times! The problem that I have in the winter is light.  The backyard faces north and so light is limited, especially in December.  What … Continue reading

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Demo Continues in the Garden

Part of getting the garden ready for fall/winter is moving out the plants that are ‘done’ for the summer.  Most of the plants do great through spring and start to struggle as the heat gets turned up in the AZ … Continue reading

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What is that jungle hiding?

The problem that I have found with intensive gardening techniques is that eventually everything grows into one big tangled mass of vegetable matter.  For instance, my cucumbers should have had a trellis (lesson learned for next spring), and so they … Continue reading

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