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12 10, 2020

Keyhole Garden – October 12, 2020

By |2020-10-12T15:30:05-07:00October 12th, 2020|Garden, Projects|

Gardener's Log : Keyhole Garden date 569. Now that we're several weeks into fall, the temperatures are making their annual wobble between hot and cold. The days are still in the 80's with the occasional tip into the low 90's, but the nights are now dipping into the mid-50's and flirting with the upper 40's a couple days a week. For most of the plants here, those big temperature swings and longer nights are a signal to wrap things up  [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.

12 08, 2020

How About Them Apples?

By |2020-08-12T10:14:58-07:00August 12th, 2020|Photos|

This isn't an apple, it's a bell pepper. The parents, a California Wonder and a Chocolate Bell pepper, made these big, beautiful red peppers with a little deep purple blush. Thick walled and sweet, it's a great pepper for stuffing as well as eating fresh. Thick walled and very sweet. A good pepper for stuffing and in sauces.

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