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Desert Gardening Tips, Desert Traveling Tips, how to live, thrive in a desert climate. Proper mindset, survival tips, how-to build things, taking good photos.

Getting Ready to Start Seedlings

Wow, December is almost gone which means planting time in my area of desert climate is just around the corner.  So, to get ready, I planned out my new garden, counted my seed needs, rounded up and will plant my … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Comes

Well, it seems cold weather has come at last to my microlocation of a desert climate.  I noticed that my lettuce was not looking too spry when I went out in the morning.  I then noticed it was somewhat cold … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Painting!

Hanging Container Holder Update-Painting! Well, all three of the Hanging Container Holders (HCH) seem to be holding up so I decided the next step was to paint them.   But what color.  Hmm.  That is a tough one.  At first I … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened on the way to the bathroom …

Water-A precious resource in a Desert Climate See, in my current desert climate living situation I have water, which I am very grateful for, but it is rationed.  The first week I was here I said in my mind, “It … Continue reading

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Adapt And Overcome

Usually, after humility and  S.T.O.P. have been applied, A.A.O. which stands for Adapt And Overcome comes in real handy.  In other words, stop beating your head against a wall.  Look up, look right or left. Say, look at that, the … Continue reading

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Learn from my mistakes

Learn from my mistakes! A scientist once told me he learns as much from an experiment that goes wrong as one that goes well.  I have dwelt on this for some time and I think now I realize how this … Continue reading

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STOP-Stop, Think, Observe, Plan

The rescue acronym S.T.O.P., which stands for Stop, Think, Observe, Plan is invaluable.  If you are web savvy, type this in and you will find thousands of websites dealing with this.  Here is what the website, “Equipped To Survive, a … Continue reading

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