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3 08, 2017

A Tropical Sunset

By | 2017-08-03T17:07:53+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Garden|0 Comments

Multiple tropical storms out of Baja California have been rolling across the area. Overnight we're only dipping into the 70° range and during the day it's in the mid-90's. Oh and 93% humidity. It's basically like living in a bathtub. The one upside is some absolutely spectacular sunsets. This one is looking over the San Luis Rey river valley toward [...]

26 07, 2017

High summer corn pr0n

By | 2017-07-26T13:14:46+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Garden|0 Comments

Incredible is an F1 hybrid SE corn variety. True to its name, the flavor is "incredible." It's mid-summer and the second round of sweet corn is coming in nicely. This variety is Incredible, an F1 Hybrid SE variety. At 84 days it's a little longer to maturity than the Honey Select we harvested back at the beginning of [...]

26 06, 2017

Oh How the Garden Grows (Time Lapse Edition)

By | 2017-06-26T11:47:41+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Garden|0 Comments

Let's back up to March Back in mid-March I set up a camera to record our cleaning out of the winter garden in preparation of spring planting. What I ended up with was about 9 hours of super boring video of my daughter and I (along with an occasional visit from a dog and my wife) wandering around pulling, weeding [...]

23 04, 2017

Lazy Garden Tip: Golden Poppies are Super Easy to Grow

By | 2017-04-23T15:38:12+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Garden|0 Comments

Golden poppies that blew in and made themselves comfortable Its pretty hard to find a plant that's easier to grow than one that turn up at random and proceed to takeover. Bonus points when it's not an invasive weed but a native flower you actually. Last year we had a few golden poppies blow in here from who [...]

3 04, 2017

The vegetable garden is off to a great start

By | 2017-04-03T09:15:07+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Garden|0 Comments

Basil, Peas, loose leaf lettuces, cucumbers and some ball cabbage transplanted April rolled in and we've got plants in the beds. Of the stuff we planted back in March, here's what went in the ground this weekend: Oregon Sugar Pod Peas Genovese Basil (pesto) Danish Ball Head Cabbage Loose Leaf Lettuce Mix National Pickling Cucumber The tomatoes broccoli [...]

1 03, 2017

Time to Get This Garden Started

By | 2017-03-05T10:06:50+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Garden|0 Comments

[one_full last="yes" spacing="yes" center_content="no" hide_on_mobile="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" hover_type="none" link="" border_position="all" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding="" margin_top="" margin_bottom="" animation_type="" animation_direction="" animation_speed="0.1" animation_offset="" class="" id=""]With just a few weeks left in winter, now is the time to get spring seedlings started Many vegetables and flowers can be started outdoors in February I used to take that "start indoors [...]