Mother Earth–WordPress Photo Challenge
As I write, David is out picking up some chicken manure to rototill into his vegetable garden. He starts the seeds in late February or early March while we are in the desert and slowly acclimates them to the climate at home when we return. Here is what happens (the man is a nurturer):
The soil in the high desert of Nevada is clay–this takes a lot of amendments and careful monitoring. But there is nothing like home-grown vegetables. This year: 3 varieties of tomatoes, eggplant, cucumbers, asparagus and all sorts of herbs which he uses skillfully in cooking.
We live a block from the Truckee River, so boulders become a big part of landscapes in our area: