Making Meyer Lemon Marmalade

I love growing fruits and vegetables on our plot of paradise. In addition to our two acres of Petite Sirah grapes, and a small summer vegetable garden, we also have pomegranates, persimmons, apples, pears, an orange tree, a new peach … Continue reading


A Saturday

It’s been very cold here lately. We haven’t broken any records, but we’ve come very close several times. One cold day, I went out and removed the little panel on the hive and found the bees pretty huddled up and … Continue reading

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The Season of Rest

It’s been a while since my last post.  After wrestling with what to write about, I realized I should tell the story of what many “farmers” witness in the middle of winter – which is nothing.  The vines are dormant … Continue reading

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