Amazing cauliflower is a classic self-blanching variety grown for its flavor, productivity, and how well it holds up in the garden. White densely packed heads are domed and packed with flavor. Pelleted seeds make each seed easier to handle and plant.
Growing Cauliflower Cauliflower is an excellent crop for backyard growers because you can plant seeds of many different types of cauliflower. While you are likely to find only white cauliflower at the store, you can choose from a wide range … Read More
Organic Romanesco Cauliflower Seeds
Romanesco Cauliflower is probably the most popular and recognizable cauliflower out there. This striking lime-green cauliflower has pointed, spiraled pinnacles that form amazing heads. Adds beauty and a sense of wonder to the garden. Grow yours today!
Organic Snowball Cauliflower Seeds
Snowball cauliflower is a classic cauliflower grown for its large white head. This variety was chosen for disease resistance and tolerance to the heat spells we often have in Southern California. Brassicas are heavy feeders and benefit from side dressing of an organic fertilizer.
Holiday Gift Guide 2022
Gifts for gardeners — that they will actually use — is back for the holidays! Our 2022 Holiday Gift Guide will make shopping meaningful, impactful, and fun with unique and valuable gifts to help the gardeners in your life grow … Read More
Benefits of Pelleted Seed
Have you ever tried planting tiny seeds only to find they had washed away when you watered them? Have you ever overprinted and had the tedious job of thinning out? This is where the benefits of pelleted seeds come into … Read More
Organic BT Thuricide Spray
Organic BT Thuricide Spray by Bonide is a pest control formula safe for edible fruits and vegetables, shade trees, and ornamental plants. Spray directly on your plants to eliminate these unwanted leaf-eating worms and insects from feeding on and damaging your plants.
Vegetable Container Size Chart
Use our Vegetable Container Size Chart (included within the body of this post below) to finally know what pot sizes you need for the vegetables you are planting. No more guessing! For new gardeners, especially those growing in pots and containers … Read More
How to Grow Broccoli from Seed
How to Grow Broccoli from Seed We love the flavor of freshly picked broccoli from the garden. Learning how to grow broccoli from seed will give you the skills to grow cauliflower, cabbage, and other brassicas because the practices are … Read More
Winter Crops for Southern California
Winter Crops for Southern California Winter can be one of the most pleasurable times to garden in Zones 9 and 10. Even though some significant changes happen in the winter garden, you still can produce tons of yummy food and … Read More
8 Gifts for Gardeners That They Will Actually Use
Gifts for gardeners — that they will actually use — makes shopping meaningful, impactful, and fun! In today’s world of excess, it should be more appropriate to gift items that people need and will use. Gifts for gardeners should include … Read More
Zone 8 Planting Calendar
Zone 8 is characterized by a long growing season with an average of 240 days to grow! That’s ample time to grow a bountiful garden and succession plant several times. The last frost date is as late as April 1st, … Read More
Organic Rainbow Chard Seeds
Rainbow chard is a wonderful crop for Southern California. This high-producing, versatile green grows prolifically during the cooler months of the year and beyond. Pick outer leaves frequently without disturbing the roots for continuous harvest. Avoid overhead watering to prevent foliar diseases.
Glossary of Terms Term Definition Amendments Soil-conditioning substances indirectly promoting plant growth by improving soil qualities such as porosity, moisture, retention, and pH balance. Annual Having a life cycle lasting only one growing season. Axillary Bud The bud that occurs … Read More
Gardening in San Diego
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