Category Archives: sqash

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

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

Spring Miracles

There is something quite remarkable about spring.  It’s a time of new life, new hope, and a promise of things to come.  How appropriate that Passover and Easter are in spring. Each seed that is planted is nourished by the … Continue reading

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The Old is Gone

No, I haven’t been binge drinking.  These are the wine bottle ollas that are done for the season.  I’ll clean them up and put them away for next spring. Ever get into one of those kicks where you just start … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona Garden, Desert King Watermelon, peppers, sqash, Starting Seeds, tomatillos, wine bottle ollas | 22 Comments