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Organic Gardening in Zone 11

Organic Gardening in Zone 11

Growing vegetables and herbs in the high desert is a challenge that is worth every seed planted. It’s a process that requires diligence and patience but results in bountiful nutritious rewards. Basic vegetables and herbs such as listed below are easy to grow even in an arid climate, handy to have in a kitchen garden, […]

Hot Dog Plans for Labor Day

Hot Dog Plans for Labor Day

The second week of August is making its way into three-digit temperatures in So Cal’s high desert, but fall is only a month and a half away. That means cooler days are coming soon – and so is summer’s last holiday. Labor Day, only 27 days away, is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday […]

High Desert Mailmax Postal Center in ...

High Desert Mailmax Postal Center in Hesperia, CA

High Desert Blogging is a blog focused on the community of Southern California’s Victor Valley, its people, businesses, arts and crafts, desert gardening, places to shop and eat, and events, etc. Introducing entrepreneurs, writers, and artists from the area is an important part of what our bloggers enjoy. When finding out information on local services […]

Desert Nature Children’s Book, ...

Desert Nature Children’s Book, Mr. Floppysocks is Loved

“An allegorical tale of true love and forgiveness for all ages.” http:www.jeanbohlender.com/mr-floppysocks-is-loved The newest addition to High Desert Blogging’s Angie’s Book List is Mr. Floppysocks is Loved, written and illustrated by Artist Jean Bohlender. Desert life is often portrayed in her art which makes perfect sense because Jean and her husband live on a desert ranch. Artists […]

Regional High Desert Victor Valley Po...

Regional High Desert Victor Valley Poetry Contest

High Desert Blogging launches regional poetry contest  Poet Mary Langer Thompson, author of Poems in Water, is co-hosting a poetry contest with Highdesertblogging.com beginning today, August 1, 2015, and ending at midnight on August 31, 2015. Mary, a graduate of California State University Northridge and University of California at Los Angeles, has been a principal, […]

Route 66 Road Trip Food and Shopping ...

Route 66 Road Trip Food and Shopping in Hesperia, CA

The next time you take a road trip on I-15 between LA and Las Vegas, try out the Outpost Cafe by the Pilot Travel Center in Hesperia. Outpost Cafe advertises “good grub” and no kidding! Great breakfasts, salads, and hamburgers – great big portions, too. Incidentally, this cafe is on the recommended list of places […]

Visit High Desert With Eyes Wide Open

Visit High Desert With Eyes Wide Open

Visiting the High Desert of Southern California — PART ONE When new visitors arrive in the High Desert they are often surprised by how stunning the wide vistas are, they wonder where the real desert is, and seemed confused by the abundant wildlife and scenic beauty of field flowers. That’s the real High Desert. The […]

4 Thoughts Before You Select Your Blo...

4 Thoughts Before You Select Your Blog Template

Sometimes we can just dive into a project then try to figure out how it might work. That’s true in the Blogosphere when new bloggers want to be seen and are eager to hit the water, like a guy with a new surfboard. The platform of WordPress has always said that they want you to […]

How the Entrepreneur Can Learn How to...

How the Entrepreneur Can Learn How to Blog

Are you an entrepreneur who wants to learn how to blog? Starting a small business can easily become overwhelming with lists of priorities and important tasks to keep up with. Add learning a blog to that list, and it will be put under the if-I-ever-get-to-it section. The High Desert has blogging and entrepreneur groups that are […]

High Desert July 4th Events

High Desert July 4th Events

Kick off July 4th celebrations with a bang in the High Desert! Fireworks and other events are scheduled for Saturday at the following places: High Desert Apple Valley – Lenny Brewster Sports Center 21024 Otoe Road 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m. www.applevalley.org Victorville – San Bernardino County Fairgrounds 14800 7th Street […]

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