Category Archives: peppers

update

Its mid-September, the garden is still producing, AND still sucking up water cause its still HOT, but the plants know the seasons. Water barrels (3000) gallons of them, empty.  Green beans going immediately to seed, peppers ripening, tomatoes ripening.  The … Continue reading

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summer update

It has just been HOT, HOTTER, and HOTTEST.  While we might not have broken any single temp records, we have NEVER had to have our air conditioning on 24/7 for more than 3 days in a row before. It has … Continue reading

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garden update

for the bees garden is doing surprisingly well since it is as hot as it has been, with weeks in the 100Fs!  the main garden is well covered both from the top and from the side. eastern side with screening, … Continue reading

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pepper sandwich

While we were on vacation, spent three days in a “cabin” with kitchen and other luxuries so we could have our own meals while doing Yellowstone.  Early morning breakfast for me was cottage cheese and my breakfast jerky (see earlier … Continue reading

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garden update with pictures

  early morning bee in the zucchini flower this is the new container area, tomatoes, zuchinni and peppers finally got around to mulching, lots of rain last two days, a good time when everything is soaked didn’t bother mulching the … Continue reading

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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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busy days in the garden

  installed the package of bees last night.  Opened it this AM to make sure they were there, and see how they are doing.  The skinny spacer slats are over the queen’s cage and the bees are all huddled around … Continue reading

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