Category Archives: Garden Community

Grafting to be Featured at Master Composter & Barstow Garden Club Meeting

Don Woo, Master Composter Coordinator And Owner of D&B Visions, just forwarded me an e-mail from the Barstow Master Composter & Garden Club regarding the upcoming meeting tomorrow on Saturday February 17, 2018 at 11:30 am.  A video on grafting … Continue reading

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Environmental Horticulture Lab Course at Victor Valley College

Lyn Shirley is teaching an Environmental Horticulture Lab class at Victor Valley College during summer session of 2016.  Below is her message. Be there or be square! Hello folks. I am teaching a class this summer called AGNR 60 Environmental … Continue reading

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Desert Natives Nursery​ Delivers

If you are tire of spending money on plants that don’t belong here and ultimately die, a local nursery operated by horticulturists with expertise in the local ecosystem is a wise investment. For what I spent taking risks on plants that never stood a chance, I would have been better off spending more money per plant on plants that do well under local growing conditions. Continue reading

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Hen House with Adobe?  How I intend to make life better for my chickens.The Art of Superabode

Superadobe or earth bag building was developed by Nader Khalili, an Iranian American architect, writer, and humanitarian. He developed the superadobe system in 1984, in response to a NASA call for … Source: The Art of Superabode   Cal-Earth has … Continue reading

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Discovering The High Desert Gardening Community

I started to blog about  “My Caliche Challenge” in 2013 because I felt a need to connect with others who also garden or farm in the Mojave Desert.  I was fortunate that some of my neighbors have extensive training and experience farming, … Continue reading

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