Category Archives: fruits

garden journal update

May 11, 2016.  Most of garden is planted.  Am not really good at planning the garden.  Get some of it down, but the plan has to be adjusted because of how much space I used for the alliums, how long … Continue reading

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may garden update, part ll

The emphasis this year overall is to increase yields and diversity.  One of the ways I’m seeking that is by correcting soil pH.  Most soils tend to be acidic, but unfortunately our city water is very hard and very basic … Continue reading

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earth day 2015

we have some cloudy cooler days predicted for the end of this week, so a perfect time to get some stuff in the ground and acclimatized This is a HUGE 100 gallon grow bag. right now, have just put in … Continue reading

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more garden stuff

  An apricot tree for Valentines day.  These grow bags have already seen 6-7 years in the Arizona desert, and are starting to fail.  If I didn’t try to move them fully loaded, they might not be ripping so badly.  … Continue reading

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might as well be spring

Had ordered a fig, a pomegranate and some blueberry bushes from Bay Laurel Nursery.  Not cheap, but now I see the size of the plants they sent in, not really too expensive other.Bare roots, black jack fig ($25), that tall … Continue reading

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