24 01, 2020

What to do with a Cherimoya?

By |2020-01-24T10:27:57-08:00January 24th, 2020|Photos|

A while back I bought a Cherimoya (Annona cherimola) sapling from a local exotic fruit nursery. At the time, the plant guy said it probably wouldn't produce fruit because it needed some sort of month to pollinate it. Fast forward to today and the tree is doing quite well and it has lots of fruit on it (moths must be nearby). A few days ago it started dropping fruit. They're the size of softballs and quite hard. I swear I  [keep reading...]

24 01, 2020

Keyhole Garden Progress – January 23, 2020

By |2020-01-28T08:48:03-08:00January 24th, 2020|Projects|

A bit of rain followed by warmer weather from what I call our "fake spring" (it always gets really warm here at the end of January, then snaps back to cold) has the vegetables in the keyhole garden growing like crazy. All the garlic is now well along and the romaine lettuce, cilantro and dill are getting close to harvest. Maybe another week or so.

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