February 7, 2023

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Barn and Garden
It’s Time To Revive Your Bulbs From Their Suspended Animation
ByRowena McDermott
During this time of year, I hope those of you who tucked last year's Paperwhite or Amaryllis bulbs in the garage or cold storage are bringing them out...
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Stop Clearing Your Garden Beds!
The temperatures are finally cooling across the High Desert, and for those not planning on doing any Winter planting, stop clearing those beds! Yes, I said "stop" clearing unless you have…
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It’s Time To Start Prepping Your Tulips
The days are getting shorter; eventually, it will be cool enough to plant tulips in your gardens. Tulips need several...
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Fall Is Coming So Get The Last of Your Summer Plants Started Before It's Too Late!
In the month of August, we are still enjoying summer's warmth. Still, our beautiful Fall season will soon be upon us, providing perfect...
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The Lilies Are Coming, The Lilies Are Coming And Summer Planting Tips For Hot Weather
The summer solstice has just passed, so the days are shortening already, but for many of us in our High Desert home, it is not too late to plant, thanks to the gorgeous Fall season we enjoy.  If you do plant now...
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Be Sure To Plant Your Bulbs Correctly For Springtime Success
The weather is cooling, and that means it is time to plant your Springtime bulbs, whether they are flowers, garlic, or
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Epsom Salt Can Help Your Tomatoes Grow
June gloom is a little early, and that is perfect for all your tomato transplanting if you have not completed...
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BARN & GARDEN: Make Sure You Harden Your Tomato Transplants
As I am writing this Spring is here in full force with high winds blowing through the High Desert, and...
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BARN & GARDEN: The Proper Soil Is Key To Gardening With Pots
As I am writing, this Spring 2021 has officially arrived, and I believe many of you are ready to get...
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BARN & GARDEN: Plant Flowers In Your Garden To Deter Bad Insects & Attract Good Ones
When planting your garden this Spring, don’t forget to plant some flowers amongst the rows.   Many flowers, including marigolds,...
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BARN & GARDEN: Get A Jump On Spring, Start Your Plants Indoors In The Winter
I am sitting here soaking in the gorgeous view of all the newly fallen snow out my windows but yet...
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BARN & GARDEN: Longer Days Mean It's Time To Start Transplants For Spring
The solstice has passed, and the days are lengthening, and most of us are starting to get that gardening itch...
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BARN & GARDEN: Food Scraps Help Revive Your Soil & Create Humus
For those of you taking the Winter growing season off, this is the perfect time to amend your gardens, building...
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BARN & GARDEN: What's Up With My Tomatoes This Season?
Many of you have been coming up to me at the market and stating your tomatoes are just setting fruit. ...
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BARN & GARDEN: It's Time To Plant Your Onions, Garlic & Shallots
October is here, and this is a great time to put your onion, garlic, and shallot seeds into the ground. ...

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