Tropical Storm Kay broke the dry spell and washed the plants in the garden. No rain since March, so tho was only 1/2-in, we'll take the full rain barrels!
Tomato skins and bolted lettuce may not be a the top of your list when it comes to lunch, but for the ducks and chickens it's a five star meal.
Sunset over the Pacific in northern San Diego county. The sun is already below the horizon, but what light is left reflects off the ocean and into the clouds.
While Monarda (wild bergamot / bee balm) isn't native to California, it'll make itself at home even in the dry, desert like climate of my San Diego foothills
Before & After photos of the south vegetable garden in June and July of 2022. Despite heavy losses to ground squirrels, the garden is still going strong.
A group of our ducks have figured out how to squeeze under the fence to get up to the koi pond is. What they haven't figured out is how to get past the dog yet.
Early summer is the best. The days are warm and pleasant, and a walk through the garden is a trip to the freshest, fullest farmer's market on the planet.
Cashflow Zucchini is a highly productive, compact zucchini that will keep you in fresh veggies all summer long.
This year we're overrun by ground squirrels, but we used to have the best squirrel control ever -- dachshunds! Check out the video to see why.
Me and Gaucho have been friends for over 14 years and he still follows me around the yard today. As chickens go, he's one of the best.