Planting our Spring/Summer Garden in our Zone9b Arizona Backyard Garden wk3. This past weekend we were very busy getting our 3rd spring/summer garden planted. In the first part of the video we plant all the squash and melons that we germinated in the ziplock bag. We hardened them off slowly over the course of 7 […]

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Last Wednesday we had the biggest rainfall we have had all monsoon season. It began raining two hours after we deep soaked our beds and containers on our watering day. Nonetheless, we were grateful for the rain and we captured about 5 gallons of rainwater in buckets. We are still picking okra every day and […]

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There are only two days left in July. This week we jump into August, which is an important transitional planting month in the low desert. I learned last year that ignoring the planting calendar for Zone 9b at this time does not yield positive results. In today’s video we will take a short tour of […]

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