Scapes!

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Scapes, you ask? What am I talking about now? I am speaking of garlic scapes: the stem that supports the flower bud that develops on hardneck garlic in the spring. Maybe I need to backup a little and tell you a little about garlic. Read the rest of this entry »

Buh Bye Broccoli

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After a fairly wet winter here in Baja, my broccoli plants were well over three feet tall and becoming home to a host of aphids, carefully tended by their farmers the ants. I was becoming frustrated Read the rest of this entry »

A Ticklish Business

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It is definitely Spring here in Baja. That means that it is time for me to harvest our “winter” crops and transition our garden to summer crops. This winter I grew a plant that I had not tried before, fennel. Read the rest of this entry »

Baja Bikes

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Rosarito to Ensenada Bike Riders

Are these the bravest people in the world? Or are they just some of the smartest? These photos are from today’s Rosarito to Ensenada Bike Ride. This ride is held twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall. It is a lot of fun for the participants and a financial aid to the local businesses. Read the rest of this entry »