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Too Many Tomatoes…100 Wonderful Pounds!

We first started growing tomato plants 18 years ago in large pots on our patio.  The vines would take off for the sky and even then we would say that we had too many tomatoes!  The way the vines grew … Continue reading

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So Proud of this Cucumber!

Our foot long cucumber!  It was absolutely delicious!

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Last Look at our Summer Garden

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Disneyland: Entertaining and Educational

“I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.” Walt Disney I was blessed to be an employee at Disneyland decades ago when the price was right ($13.00 for a passport) … Continue reading

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How to Keep Cilantro Fresh-A Farmer’s Advice

There is nothing more disappointing than going to the refrigerator, reaching into the vegetable bin, and pulling out a bag of rotten cilantro that was purchased not more than a week earlier.  A few weeks ago we visited an outstanding … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Two Decades of Backyard Gardening

Our garden began with two tomato plants in 15 gallon pots and a naval orange tree. Once established, the tomato plants in pots would become infested with tomato worms. We used many types of methods to rid the plants from … Continue reading

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What to Teach for Home School Science

Many parents ask me what to teach for home school science.  Well, the possibilities are really endless.  You are surrounded by science since all of creation is observable “Science”.  At an early age, plant seeds and study the life cycle … Continue reading

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