Monthly Archives: May 2011

the perennial garden

The courtyard garden isn’t very large, and over the last few years, have been putting in perennials, fortunately. This year haven’t had the time, so glad its coming along on its own with a lot of self-seeds and perennials filling … Continue reading

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ice – 5/31 – sedona

Yes, that’s right. This morning, before 6am, the birdbath was a layer of ice.  At 7am it was still there.  Ice.  May 31, 2011. Sedona, Arizona.   Gotta love it!          

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Sunday planting

New seeds in the ground today.  Bush beans, chard, and onions.  Figure the chard will be ready for transplanting about the time the lettuce is done.  The onions will be m oved in the fall.  Last year had started my … Continue reading

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may garden update

Have no idea how long its been since I’ve posted.  Have been busy busy busy.  After the heavy snow, the weather was intermediate (cool nights with very warm days).  Most of the crushed plants survived – even flourished.  The birdhouse … Continue reading

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Folk lore lied

Supposedly, once the mesquite starts to bloom, there will be no more freezes.  Frosts, maybe. But not freezing!  So much for folklore.  Today, having spent this past weekend planting the rest of my tomatoes, squash, basil and gourds, woke to … Continue reading

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