Monthly Archives: September 2014

Goodbye old friend

Jasper quietly went to sleep at the vets office on Monday. He was 20 years old. We adopted him in 2004 at an animal rescue in Phoenix, AZ. We were there to help a friend pick out a cat. I … Continue reading

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Jalapeño peppers galore

I picked a huge bowl full of jalapeño peppers today. There are still more on the plants, which is shocking to me. Over half of our plants were badly stunted by rodent damage, but with all this warm sunny weather … Continue reading

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I’ve got some pumpkins turning orange. Woohoo. I think fall is coming.

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Seeing red … amaranth

I love growing amaranth because it’s so big, bold, and eye catching. Lee likes growing it for grain purposes. Right now we have three different varieties in our garden. One is a descendant from the Hartman’s Giant amaranth we grew … Continue reading

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