Tag Archives: Joshua Tree
Park Superintendent David Smith: “The campgrounds and park will stay open per directions from the Administration, but no staff will be available to check visitors in or charge fees. … All visitor centers and restrooms will be closed and all … Continue reading
Takes some doing to get set up but yeah it is totally possible to grow vegetables in the desert in the wintertime. Whole lotta arugula. Plus carrots, beets, pole beans, speckled lettuce, potatoes, mugwort (!) and other stuff. Radishes have … Continue reading
This Texas sage by our house went into full Rose Parade float mode as a direct consequence of a late October rainstorm. Nothing beats natural water.
Rain makes it easier to see tracks in the sand.
Hanging in the shade, guarding the compost bin, or: Awaiting customers (mice, squirrels, desert rats) #joshuatree #greenmojave #rattlesnake #functioningecology
Maybe two feet long, tops. Local snake enthusiasts have not come to a consensus on the animal’s species: Long-nosed? Or King?
Local loggerhead shrike has killed some kind of bird and impaled its head on the end of a creosote branch near one of our cabins. There’s a reason these guys are called “butcher birds.” (Incredible video by one of our … Continue reading
Almost done! Had my architect hat on all summer. Farmstand, greenhouse, production kitchen and trailer office. Whew. Can’t wait to show you. And if you need cool stuff built in the high desert, Aaron Wood and Harrison Fraley are your … Continue reading
Our Homestead Camp Cabin (pictured above, at a recent sunset) is available for rent to peaceful travelers. It’s like camping in the desert — only you don’t need to bring any camping gear, you have a built shelter to sleep … Continue reading