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We’ve started digging swale-bowls for our 12 mature Jujubes at the farm. Rotted horse manure will be laid in as mulch next week. The mulch should radically reduce evaporation; the swale should catch and hold water moving downslope across the sand during one of our rare downpours; the bowl should help keep the mulch from flying away in the wind, and from being covered by sand. The tree is fruiting. Photo by Stephanie


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JT Homesteader, Arthur Magazine ... Joshua Tree, CA ...
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