While Monarda (wild bergamot / bee balm) isn't native to California, it'll make itself at home even in the dry, desert like climate of my San Diego foothills
Before & After photos of the south vegetable garden in June and July of 2022. Despite heavy losses to ground squirrels, the garden is still going strong.
A group of our ducks have figured out how to squeeze under the fence to get up to the koi pond is. What they haven't figured out is how to get past the dog yet.
Early summer is the best. The days are warm and pleasant, and a walk through the garden is a trip to the freshest, fullest farmer's market on the planet.
My new hugelskultur garden is proving to be more complicated than I thought. Not because the garden is hard, but because the chickens won't get out of the way.
Cashflow Zucchini is a highly productive, compact zucchini that will keep you in fresh veggies all summer long.