Strange offspring from a perfect pumpkin created a mystery as to what squash was the papa of these odd babies. There were 3 suspects. The answer was a surprise.
The Indian summer could have put Batch 22 hot sauce into fermentation overdrive. Instead the pepper plants flowered again, so it's going to be Batch 22 x 2!
All the Calif. Wonder bell peppers in the keyhole garden are the usual green except for this guy. He started to go orange but stopped halfway. Weird. I like it.
It's easy to make delicious, spicy, tangy and tasty pickles at home, the old fashioned way using this simple, but amazing 100 year old recipe
I see a spectacular Pacific sunset in a late season thunderstorm. My wife sees a giant spider that's going to try to kill her. Eye of the beholder, I guess.
Autumn is here and the gourds in the hanging garden are dying back to reveal a menagerie of bottle, birdhouse, luffa, and canteen gourds waiting to be picked.
Alexander rode an elephant; Caesar a gold chariot. Napoleon preferred a stallion. Gaucho, Chicken Emperor of the Acre, likes a wheelbarrow loaded with compost.
Banana Surprise! is something you can legitimately shout when you discover a 15' banana tree loaded with bananas hidden in your garden. (Maybe other times too.)