Gardening

Tomato Sauce

Preservation Method: Hot Water Bath Canning Tomatoes

It’s that time of year again – summertime harvest season. I love preserving foods, because you get to have…

Food Conspiracy Co-op

Food Conspiracy Co-op Eat Local Challenge

July is an excellent time of year to eat foods grown in and around Tucson. Along with tomatoes, basil,…

Peaches at Mesquite Valley Growers

Five Fruits You Didn’t Know You Can Grow In Tucson

Remember those early childhood days in Tucson when you’d come home with stained fingers from picking blackberries? Yeah… neither…

Tucson Aquaponics

Desert Aquaponics Gardening: Simpler, Faster, & Smarter

Gardening in the Sonoran Desert presents many challenges. The dry climate, poor top-soil, and radical temperature changes create…

Desert Compost Basics

Desert Composting Basics

The desert can be unforgiving at times – hot, dry, dusty, and full of sand – which is exactly…

Herbs on the cheap from Tucson's Green Things

Herb Garden on the Cheap

Let’s face it. Most of us don’t have a whole lot of extra time for hobbies. In fact, many…

Sunizona Family Farms Microgreens Growing

Sunizona Family Farms

On Sunday, I paid a visit to Sunizona Family Farms in Willcox, Arizona. I had never been to…

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