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Why do we live here

Yes, it is that season and a bad one at that. So many days above 110 I’ve lost track and more to come. I’m done with summer. https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-environment/2020/07/31/arizona-summer-heat-2020-hotter-than-normal-so-far/112601516/

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Dog days have arrived

Temps have been hitting over 110. In an effort to keep the chickens alive I have given them free rain of the whole yard. They’ve taken advantage of that. Between the heat and the chickens everything is pretty much… done. … Continue reading

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THAT Season

It’s the “why do we live here” season. Officially it’s summer but that’s kind of a vague term here considering I have seen 100 degree temps the weekend before Thanksgiving. In other words, it’s hot. Zucchini, oddly enough, are still … Continue reading

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Fruit

The tomatoes are producing. We had the first larger tomato this morning. Night time temps are still below 80 so the plants continue to set fruit. I have to say, I’m excite to slice this and have it on a … Continue reading

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Harvest for June 2013

This is the first month that I have been tracking my harvest, but I was encouraged! ¬†Particularly during a month of BRUTAL temps. ¬†Here it goes: eggs – 124 yellow squash – 12.75 lbs zucchini – 11.25 lbs tomatoes – … Continue reading

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