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Blooming-May

• African daisies
• California Poppy
• Calendula
• Calla Lily
• Narcissus
• Lavander
• Ivy geranium
• Mexican Sage
• Pride of Madera
• Lantana
• Society garlic
• Wild geranium

Harvesting-May

• Baby arugula
• Onion and garlic greens
• Thyme
• Rhubarb
• Parsley
• Strawberries

           

Gophers Live Underground

Gophers live underground in tunnels and runs.

Ever wonder where pocket gophers go when they burrow underground? They have a complicated system of tunnels, runways, a nest for babies, a pantry for storing food, and even a toilet area for waste. Pretty civilized. […]

January Gardening in Cambria

The last hollyhock of the season.

“God made rainy days, so gardeners could get their housework done.”

The last hollyhock of the season.

I haven’t been doing much gardening this month. Why? First, in rained over 10 inches in late December and we were spending our time getting the rain to drain through our garden and on down […]

California Rains & Wet Hens

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Oh Yukk! The hens’ run is a mess! We’ve had light rain for seven days straight and the ground is saturated. Most of the run is covered with lucite panels but the ground is soaked. Poor hens are walking around in mud. They’ve been using their ladder more than usual to get up off […]

California Drought-Little Is Better Than Nothing

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We got a half inch of rain yesterday and during the night, and I’m thrilled. I hear the chuckles rising across the U.S. as some of you sit in five feet of snow, while I get giddy over a half an inch of rain. I’m sorry that you suffer. I really am. I’ve always lived […]