15 09, 2020

All Hail the Mighty Brassica

By |2020-09-15T11:13:12-07:00September 15th, 2020|Photos|

Broccoli with burns from the recent heat wave I'm still dealing with the damage from last week's monster heat wave so most of the vegetable garden looks like a flamethrower came through it. Amazingly, even though it was hot enough hot enough to burn the leathery blue-green leaves of my cauliflower and broccoli, the heads made it through just fine. They might even look better than before they were hit with triple digit temps and full sun. All  [keep reading...]

24 08, 2020

Keyhole Garden Update

By |2020-08-24T10:49:16-07:00August 24th, 2020|Photos, Projects|

After 521 days of continuous production, the early summer veggies in the keyhole garden are all played out, but the mid-summer crops--beans, squash, and pumpkins--are doing just fine. The second half of summer and most of early fall is brutally hot and dry, so I'm going to give part of the bed a couple week's rest before transplanting the late summer and early fall stuff.

6 07, 2020

Tomatillo Time!

By |2020-07-07T08:08:02-07:00July 6th, 2020|Garden|

The tomatillos are practically throwing fruit at us. These are from some wild plants that reseed every year. Once they were either purple or green, but now they're all crossbred and just sort of do whatever they want. Still taste great!

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