Category Archives: peppers

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

Posted in Arizona Garden, charleston gray watermelon, corn, cucumbers, desert garden, Desert King Watermelon, Harvest, Old Time Tennessee Melons, peppers, sqash, tamarillo, zucchini | 10 Comments

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

Posted in Arizona Garden, beans, BIOCHAR, cucumbers, desert garden, Dripping Springs Ollas, grass, mulch, Old Time Tennessee Melons, ollas, peppers, potatoes, sqash, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, trellis, zucchini | 14 Comments

Trip 1 Done

There won’t be too many trips this summer.  There is just too much going on. But trip 1 is in the bag.  A wonderful visit with some friends up to a remote cabin in the woods.  Temps dipped into the … Continue reading

Posted in apples, Arizona Garden, beans, charleston gray watermelon, Chickens, cucumbers, desert garden, Desert King Watermelon, dirt, Dripping Springs Ollas, grass, Harvest, intensive gardening, mulch, Old Time Tennessee Melons, ollas, peppers, spring garden, sqash, square foot gardening, tomatoes, trellis, vertical garden, zucchini | 15 Comments

Garden Update May 13, 2014

Lots of things are happening.  Lots of things need to happen.  There is no way I’m going to get to all of it today, or tomorrow… maybe by this weekend. Here is a quick tour of what’s growing on in … Continue reading

Posted in apples, Arizona Garden, beans, desert garden, Desert King Watermelon, dirt, Jerusalem artichokes, Old Time Tennessee Melons, peppers, tomatoes, trellis, volunteers | 6 Comments