Category Archives: greenhouse

garden update

Here it is, September and STILL getting 100+F temps!!  SOOOO dry too.  Watered the garden and the landscaping and had birds flying in from all over for the wet.  Both 1000 gallon rain tanks are dry, as is the 250gallon … Continue reading

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Amazing

Only two days after cutting back my squash vines in the greenhouse, here we are with flowers again.  What took me so long?!?!?!     

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welcome to the jungle!

For those of you who started following my bread making journey, this was originally intended to be an online gardening journal and just gets sidetracked now and then. . . the tomato plant on the west side of the house … Continue reading

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Hot Hotter Hottest!!

Still hitting those over 100F temps every day.  Filling the Ollas and the self-watering containers daily.  Plants are big at this time of year and sucking up the water, especially in the greenhouse where its nearly 120F some days!! First … Continue reading

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gardening update

This WAS intended to be a gardening journal, not a sourdough bread journal, although this year it has become more about baking bread than growing food.  Had purposely cut down the size of my garden this year as I dealt … Continue reading

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cooking in the greenhouse

yes, about 112F in the greenhouse yesterday afternoon.  Thankfully have self watering containers in there, but it was the end of their week, today was refill day.  two big winter squash plants and have set some fruit.  These plants will … Continue reading

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summer’s here

102F for today’s high at my house, 112F in the greenhouse with shade and open windows/door.  That’s probably about what it was in Phoenix and Tucson.  and the more they run their AC, the hotter it gets!! 4pm now and … Continue reading

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garden update

no pic of the green beans this morning, they are slowly doing their green bean thing – nights have been delightfully cool, low 50s.  NOT delightful for green beans. meanwhile, back in the greenhouse self-seeded potatoes summer squash the amaryllis … Continue reading

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10 day update

  Planted on may 23, today is June 3.  Yes, they were planted fairly deep and for the first week, the night time temps were dropping into the 40’s. strings are to give them support so they don’t flop all … Continue reading

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not not gardening

it seems I can’t not garden.  So going really small and doing some things totally differently   This area is sort of perennials.  Two bags of last years potatoes had enough little ones left in there to come up on … Continue reading

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