Category Archives: Red Russian Kale

It’s BEAUTIFUL!

Ahhh!  It’s a great time to live in AZ.  From now until May it will be beautiful.  A little on the cold side at night sometimes… but who am I kidding, it will only be cold to people who have … Continue reading

Posted in apples, Arizona Garden, basil, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, chard, cilantro, desert garden, Red Russian Kale | 1 Comment

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

Posted in artichoke, gophers, Jerusalem artichokes, Red Russian Kale, wine bottle ollas | 8 Comments

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

Posted in dinosaur Kale, fall garden, grass, Harvest, Ice Berg Lettuce, Jerusalem artichokes, peppers, Red Russian Kale, Romaine, Starting Seeds, tomatoes | 11 Comments