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It’s so hot today that I’m smoking…

…Bacon, that is!  Here in Apple Valley we are under an excessive heat warning until Wednesday of this week. Tomorrow’s highs are supposed to be between 103 and 113 degrees Fahrenheit! The temperature today so far is 100f. I have … Continue reading

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Cleveland Sage!

For the last few weeks I have been spending any free time that I have in the garden or around the pond. I’ve been building a new filtration system / waterfall that I will write a post about when (if) … Continue reading

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Growing Lotus from Seed

This year we  have been working on a backyard pond. It is not a huge pond… (8′ x 15′) but it is a nice place to sit and unwind after a long , hot day. Right now we have 9 … Continue reading

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Peking Pepper Update

Well it has been 5 months since I posted about the mystery “Peking Peppers” that i found at the nursery – time for an update. Each plant produced hundreds of small (3/8  to 1/2 inch) long peppers that were pretty … Continue reading

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It’s starting to feel like spring….

Time to start thinking of this year’s garden! Right now I have three thornless boysenberry vines growing in the garden. They put out a fair amount of berries each year but I think I need more, so 2 weeks ago … Continue reading

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