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Projects are those activities I track over time. It can be planting lists, growing cycles, design and construction projects, even food if it needs to age or ferment. I do it all here because its easier than sorting through paper notes.

16 04, 2020

Keyhole Garden Progress – April 13, 2020

By |2020-04-29T16:34:08-07:00April 16th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Not much new this week. The lettuces continue to putter out and what remains of the bok choi looks like it's about to bolt. On the other hand, the tomatillos and cucumbers are flowering and I've got a couple of yellow pear tomato (the wife's favorite) seedlings getting ready to move into the bed, so we're in good shape.

17 03, 2020

Keyhole Garden Progress – March 17, 2020

By |2020-03-17T08:15:30-07:00March 17th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

Warm weather followed by a week of rain has really kicked the leafy greens into high gear. On the front left you can see the remainder of the romaine heads giving one last push. Meanwhile on the right, it's a motley assortment of loose leaf greens, spinach and cilantro. One head of broccoli remains as does the red cabbage (back and center right). The dill I have planted around the perimeter of the compost bin (center) is thick, leafy and  [keep reading...]

11 03, 2020

How to Make Awesome Hot Sauce

By |2020-03-11T15:51:19-07:00March 11th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I like a good hot sauce. Not the mouth blistering hot stuff, but the spicy, complex kind that delivers a wave of interesting flavors as well as heat. For me, fermented hot sauces are the best at delivering that combination. Making fermented hot sauce is easy too. All you need is peppers, salt, water and a little time. Here's my basic 1 week hot sauce recipe, and a more exotic 6 month one that's a favorite every year.