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How to garden in the high desert

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The high desert is a stunningly beautiful place to set up a homestead, yet a slightly intimidating and rather complex place to attempt to raise vegetables and fruit. Depending on where exactly you are in the North American high desert, you can experience anything from late season frosts and droughts to mid summer hail storms and wind gusts that can knock you down and ruin a thriving patch of veggies….

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8-year-old mobile app creator cooks up a love of vegetables

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It’s not too unusual for a kid to hate vegetables. So the fact that 7-year-old Nicolas Come didn’t want the creatures on his pizza could have been expected. But Nicolas’ father, Stephane Come (sounds like comb), just couldn’t have a kid who wouldn’t eat vegetables. As a Frenchman and a chef, that would be too much. So he started his campaign to convert Nicolas, the self-proclaimed “pickiest eater on the…