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March 2015

In the third week of January, tomato seedlings arrived at our local Lowe's. Less than a month into what passes for winter in Bakersfield, our days were cool, dry, and sunny. I couldn't resist bringing a few plants home to get an extra-early jump on tomato season.  I limited my selection to seven smallish plants -- [...]

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It was a warm winter here in Bakersfield, no doubt due to global warming and the ongoing drought.  We had tomatoes and fresh herbs until our first hard frost, a few days before Christmas.  As always, I waited until  mid to late January to plant my spring bulbs.  If I plant them during the autumn [...]

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Where has the time gone? And where are all those fabulous blog posts I've been composing in my head each and every day?  Am I really that busy, or am I just a restless girl who can't or won't sit still long enough to blog? The truth? I'm more than a little bit of both. Every [...]

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