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  • I can make you sleep

     Can Make You Sleep by Paul McKenna is this absolutely amazing book I just read about a month ago.  Let me give you a bit of background.  Ever since I was an infant, I never slept well.  I’d torture my poor mother at all hours of the night with crying and then when I got […]

  • Tips for a low water use garden in the California high desert

    The total statewide October through December precipitation was 78 percent of average, further adding to our accumulated water supply deficit.  The 2009 Water Year (October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009) was the third consecutive year of below average precipitation for the state. Annual statewide precipitation totaled 76 percent, 72 percent, and 63 percent of average for Water Years […]

  • Sunken Garden Beds

    I decided to try something different this year with my garden.  Last year I had raised beds.  It worked great for having soft soil and it wasn’t too much work because I just dug out the paths and piled it onto the beds so I didn’t have to bring in soil from somewhere else.  However, […]