By: Jannie Vaught When the temperatures soar to 101 and above the possibility of garden plant loss is high! It takes a dedicated garden nerd to be up with the sunrise and start watering and putting up shade cloth. With the intense sunshine the plants wilt in a hurry and if they what I call “wilt down hard”, which is the outer tips of … Continue reading The Heat Is On!
By Jannie Vaught El Nino is officially here. The ocean temperatures have risen. Does that mean rain and storms? And this morning is it raining a nice soft rain, all my rain barrels are full to overflow and the garden is growing. It was time to feed the onions and check the baby spinach to make sure it is growing as it should. The new … Continue reading The Hard Earned Gains of Three Years
By Jannie Vaught The dry hot day’s of August have been dragging on with unbelievable heat. I have been scurrying outside early and trying to tend the garden. Then I am back indoors as the heat bears down. So today, as a new month is upon us; I thought we would have a visit about water. The concern and worry across the … Continue reading Water and Sustainability