An Italian heirloom variety, the Chioggia beet is beautiful with an excellent sweet flavor. Its sliced roots reveal a gorgeous bulls-eye pattern of alternating white and pinkish-red rings. Like all beets, you can plant this root crop year-round in many Southern California gardens.
Garden Advice for San Diego If you’re gardening in San Diego, our amazing climates give us the ability to grow many things year-round. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy, even if you’re a “seasoned” gardener. So, we’ve created this article … Read More
Do you succession plant? If not, you are missing out on keeping your garden as productive as you can. Succession planting is the simple act of always planting new items in the garden so that when your current plants start … Read More
When you decide to grow from seed, one of the more important decisions you make is choosing between different types of seeds — heirloom, hybrid, organic and GMO seeds. We’ve outlined below what we mean by these terms so you can … Read More
If you want to learn how to start a vegetable garden, we’ve been at it for years here on our organic seed farm in San Diego. We know that a home vegetable garden is an essential part of a healthy and … Read More
What Vegetables to Plant in the Fall If you’re wondering about which fall vegetables to grow, we can help you have a successful cool-season garden in Zones 9 and 10! Learn what to grow for a bountiful garden you can … Read More
Fall gardening in Southern California’s Mediterranean climate means long, mild autumns and an extended summer growing season. This guide is meant to help you respond to Fall gardening challenges and make the most of this time of year. Characteristics of … Read More
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