I was pleased to discover a large orange cosmos had taken up residence on the west side of the tropical garden. I'm not as happy about the fig some bird planted
Get an early start on next year's tomatoes by taking cuttings from this year's tomatoes in the fall. It's super easy and saves money! Here's how to do it:
A cool summer and extra rainfall has the 2023 edition of our fermented hot sauce off to a start 8 weeks late. It's going to be a much shorter ferment this year.
Autumn is great for comfort foods and beans are inexpensive, delicious and super versatile. Here's five Terri tested and approved bean dishes to try this fall
I grew Rouge Vif D’Etampes (aka: "Cinderella") French heirloom pumpkins the first time both for Halloween and for fall squash dishes (pie!). Here are my notes.
Summer is gone, but the sweet corn isn't. Cool(ish), wet weather helped make the sweetest, plumpest corn of the season ready in the garden in mid-October.
Snapped a shot of a colorful San Diego sunset last night only to discover later on that there's a starship shaped hole in the clouds.
Orb weavers are common garden spiders. The females grow quite large - 2 inches or more across, Males only half that. In the autumn they mate. Then she eats him.
Got a small compost pile that’s a bit of work to turn? Here’s a simple tool you can put together in a couple of minutes that’ll make it easy to do.