We’re Desert Rats. We love to joke about how walking out in an Arizona summer is akin to opening up the oven to get your cookies out and having your face burnt off. We love our air conditioning and our pools and curse the sun all summer long. We’ve convinced ourselves that we live in […]Read More Garden Bounty in the Sonoran Desert. (Plus How to Help Plants through the Summer).
It’s been a minute since I’ve shared an update on how our tiny backyard garden is doing…between chasing bulldogs and holding babies, life has been pretty hectic! My one consolation throughout all of the chaos has been walking outback and seeing all of the life and growth happening in our own backyard, so I wanted […]Read More Backyard Garden Update
Our little backyard garden saw a LOT of progress this week…I’d like to say that I planned to get both garden beds done AND have plants in the ground all in one week, but truth is, we’re just flying by the seat of our pants, as per usual! Last week, I started my seeds three […]Read More BYG Week #2- Pests and Progress
It’s my FAVORITE time of year in AZ…”Fall”. If you’ve ever lived in the valley, you’ll know why the quotation marks are oh so necessary. Fall is a different creature here…the leaves don’t shrivel up and fall off of the trees during our “fall”…they burst into bloom. Right around the end of October, the temperatures […]Read More Lessons Learned from 1 Year of Tower Gardening