One of the problems with living in Arizona is the lack of family farms to visit. That’s why our farmer’s markets here have so few vendors. Ironically, Arizona is a Continue Reading →
My daughter is out back yelling at the birds for stealing her, "big fat strawberry."
My neighbor hates this century plant, because he’s afraid some crazy kid like mine will impale herself on it. The good news is that it should soon die because this Continue Reading →
Not all prickly pear cactuses bloom at the same time. Many are different colors. This early bloomer lives in a wild, empty lot a few feet from our rental house. Continue Reading →
I missed the best of the spring blooming season because of allergies. I usually don’t have allergies, but this year has been different. The common refrain around here is: Must Continue Reading →
A few weeks ago, I volunteered at my son’s school to help his class fill huge flower boxes. The flowers had to stay close to the edge so the kids Continue Reading →
Moles – with the help of rabbits, birds and rats – have killed my garden. I don’t mean they killed a few plants here and there. I mean, utter destruction. Continue Reading →
About two weeks ago, I was picking asparagus beans at my community garden plot. The beans practically hum with tiny, fast-moving black ants. As I pick a couple beans, two Continue Reading →