Shroom Surprise

Living in a semi-arid dessert leaves little room to find mushrooms growing anywhere in the garden. We drip feed most of our plants, so the watering that we do is directed and no water wasted. Top that off with our watershed experiencing a level 1-2 drought, it makes for a big surprise to be finding…

Sifting

Ah, spring, the time that we go from chilling on the couch or enjoying cross-country skiing, to massive amounts of work and projects in the yard. We tend to hit the ground running in the spring, trying to accomplish as many projects as we can before the desert heat hits. This often leaves us exhausted…

Doin’ the Shuffle

Well, we (and by we, I mean K) were making really good headway in preparing the yard. The weather was warm, the ground was thawing, then I wrote a blog post about it all and low and behold…SNOW! I am not sure why we believed that winter was truly over, wishful thinking I guess. The…

Smells Like Spring

Jonesing for some warm sun on our faces, we decided to try to entice spring to bring her warm embrace by getting some of our plants started. We figured if the seeds were nestled in their little pots, that spring would have to come to help our plants flourish and grow. Although we love winter…

Clearing Ground

Judging by our haul this year, we are excited to prep for next year. We have learned a few new things that we will test out next year, and have a few new things lined up to learn about. This year we had a bit of an odd October. The beginning of the month got…