Scene from Wednesday morning’s daily dawntime run thru the local wash. All the fall/winter rain has given us a spring superbloom: wildflowers and other vegetation are in an abundance I haven’t seen since moving here in 2010. Prairie-like. Follow me … Continue reading
Starting to see this hyperviolet desert wildflower — Nama demissum, or “purple mat” — up around here. So pretty.
You go for a walk right now and this is what you get: wildflower pollen shoe.
I rigged up a temporary greenhouse sitch while I await construction of the real thing. It actually works pretty well and fun (drought tolerant, edible/useful) things are already popping up — Chaste Tree, Hopi Tobacco, Red Fairy Duster, Mojave Aster … Continue reading
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Tagged Chaste Tree, Hopi Tobacco, Joshua Tree, Mescal Bean, Mojave Aster, Red Fairy Duster, Stephanie Smith, Sunever Farms
May Day! What a beautiful morning wandering through nearby washes gathering seeds. I’ve never seen this much abundance. While gathering native seeds for propagation or other uses, I’ve been working on a new approach I’m learning from folks in the … Continue reading
Huge: Bob Morris’s blog (link at bottom) is one of our go-to resources. Via the 29 Palms Inn facebook event page: We invite you to join us this Saturday, January 31st in our Faultline Farm orchard for a free garden … Continue reading