Monthly Archive: March, 2014

March’s DWV

 This Month’s Word is: companion planting  \com·pan·ion plant·ing\ (noun): the close planting of different plants that enhance each other’s growth or protect each other from pests.

February Wind-Down

With the recent rains in Northern California and along the west coast, I’ve found myself daydreaming about having plenty of water to irrigate my fruit trees, plants and vegetable garden, and enjoying an… Continue reading

He Aint Heavy, Unless He’s Clay: Know Thy Soil

The type of soil in your landscape largely determines how often you should water.   Each soil type has its pros and cons.  For example, while Clay soil retains so much wonderful organic… Continue reading

Sidebar: Dry Farming Tomatoes

The rain has finally been coming down.  While it is a relief to see the rain here in California, that doesn’t mean the end to the drought.  We may be at about 50%… Continue reading