Model Winter Vegetable Gardens in the High Desert

At the Oasis of Mara, in the heart of old Twentynine Palms, a high water table created a lake many times the size of the small pool there today. Starting with the growth of the high desert town after World War I as a haven for Mustard Gas victims, the water levels began to slowly drop below the surface. Eventually the lake drained entirely after multiple earthquakes, leaving a low-lying barren area.

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