Category Archives: grow bags

planted blueberries

this morning transplanted my blueberries into the larger containers as their permanent homes. Had obviously NOT broken up the rootball when removing them from the teeny starter pots they were in, because despite having grown plant, the roots were still … Continue reading

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are you sure it’s the end of September?

while the mornings are cooler, the AC is still coming on at the end of the day, with highs into the 90’s!  So the fall seeds that should have gone into the ground in July and August are not planted … Continue reading

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garden Ollas

First read about Ollas over 25 years ago, before moving to the desert SW.  The book was about desert gardening and talked about the Hopi’s use of Ollas for watering their fields.  But when I got here, finding Ollas was … Continue reading

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ginger

had bought some raw ginger to make ginger ale and purposefully chose a big root so I could possibly plant some too.  Well, that was more than a week ago and look what I found off that root!  broke off … Continue reading

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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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hot hot hot

Back to the garden journal.  We are having intense, record breaking heat.  have seen highs of over 110F this year which is far and away record breaking numbers (107F previous high w/112F being this years highest).  But also the length … Continue reading

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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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