Category Archives: peppers

First peppers

The first, rather pathetic, bell peppers of the season are in. A diminutive jalepeno and of course squash and zucchini. Curfew issued last night as well. A little chaos a couple of miles away in my little town. Lord, I … Continue reading

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Peppers and tomatoes are coming around

We have yet to pick a ripe tomato or pepper but we are getting some contenders. Weather is warming up again, probably for good this time. Temps are still below 80 at night so plants are still setting fruit. It’s … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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