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Fall and Winter Gardening in Southern California


Fall and Winter Gardening in Southern California Fall and Winter Gardening in Southern California For most new gardeners who are growing their first fall or winter gardens in Southern California, it can be confusing what to plant and when. To make matters even more confusing, our weather patterns in Southern California can

Fall and Winter Gardening in Southern California2020-07-12T21:28:33-07:00

Direct Seeding for Success


Direct Seeding for Success Direct Seeding for Success If seeds are given ideal soil conditions, most will germinate and sprout within a few days. The exception is seeds that are naturally slow germinating or have hard seed coats that resist moisture penetration. Water for Germination The number one cause of poor germination

Direct Seeding for Success2020-06-19T16:41:42-07:00

Succession Planting Guide


Succession Planting Guide 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 to slow on production, you can replant new ones.

Succession Planting Guide2020-07-12T21:37:43-07:00

Starting Seeds Indoors


Starting Seeds Indoors Starting seeds indoors When starting seeds indoors, consider varieties such as tomatoes, peppers, onions, perennials, and some annual flowers. These crops can really benefit from an early start indoors, especially if you live in an area that has short warm seasons.  Starting seeds indoors is particularly helpful for

Starting Seeds Indoors2020-07-20T20:48:08-07:00

Integrated Pest Management?


Integrated Pest Management? What is Integrated Pest Management? It is a way to look at and think about your choices in pest control in your garden. For our certified organic farm, it's the way we make concise plans on how to manage a particular pest. Here are the basic steps: 1-

Integrated Pest Management?2020-04-04T14:02:16-07:00

Snails and slugs can be very damaging


Snails and slugs can be very damaging Snails and slugs can be very damaging to small transplants and their populations should be managed. Although there’s no organic miracle cure for slug and snail problems, persistent efforts can limit their populations and reduce damage to a reasonable level. Below are a few

Snails and slugs can be very damaging2020-03-17T12:47:04-07:00

Who’s digging in my garden?


Who’s digging in my garden? Before you can start to protect your garden you first have to find out who is digging in your garden! Identify the pests that cause the damage by looking at the various holes and mounds they make. It’s kind of like being able to identify animal

Who’s digging in my garden?2019-11-03T14:58:06-08:00

The 6 Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Your Home Garden


The 6 Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Your Home Garden There are so many reasons to start a garden at home. You can save money and have fresh vegetables (which are higher in nutrients than what you get from the supermarket). No yard? No problem! Many vegetables can be grown in

The 6 Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Your Home Garden2019-10-16T09:33:44-07:00
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