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Savor Sister Jacqueline Soule posting today. Chinchweed or limoncillo is known to scientists as Pectis papposa, a member of the Compositae family, now called the Asteraceae, and arguably the largest plant family out there. If you aren’t “into” the Compositae, it is generally considered just another one of those DYC’s (Dratted Yellow Compositae). (Well, we […]
It has been a scorching few days since San Juan’s Day in the Sonoran Desert. But even in the heat and blistering sun there is such productivity, such life in hopes of rain. Tia Marta here relishing our beautiful Bahidaj-time–saguaro harvest time–with coyotes, white-wing doves, ant people and a zillion other desert creatures! So many […]
Noted Southwest writer Dr. Jacqueline Soule offers ideas for using the bounty of the seasons for gift giving.
What should you do with all those extra lemons? Here are some easy to make recipes for tangy tipple from longtime Southwesterner Dr. Jacqueline Soule.
Linda here this first, and very hot, Friday in June. June brings us all sorts of gifts. The sun is nearing it’s solstice this month (around June 20th), and the heat is intensifying. It is this very heat helps bring the summer rains here in the Southwest. The moon is a New Moon tomorrow – […]
It is early winter, and as the days become shorter, things slow down in the natural world. Egg laying is noticeably slower. Honeybee brood cycles are are scaled way back; the drones having been cast out (weeks ago) to preserve the resources of the hive. Our cattle are moved to winter pasture; and while we could keep a […]