Plant Seeds Now for Winter Garden August in the garden in San Diego can be a misleading time. It is hot and sometimes muggy. The tomatoes are looking amazing. The melons are ripening. For most inexperienced gardeners, it’s a bit of a time warp. It feels as though summer will continue
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SEED STARTING INSTRUCTIONS Planting your own vegetable garden by seed might sound like a difficult task but the age-old tradition is probably easier than you think. While in recent generations planting gardens by purchasing starts has become very popular, planting a garden by seeds gives you diversity you cannot
Summer Tips for Southern California Growers Growing in the summer can be hard. Some areas of Southern California can be unforgiving with heat and hot, dry winds. With the unusually hot days we have had lately, it is important that we focus on the things we can do to
How to Prevent and Treat Powdery Mildew For any of us that grow close to the coast or in areas that get lots of morning dew or cool summers, powdery mildew is all too familiar. It is a white (sometimes slightly grey) substance that looks like dust on the
All Things tomato! Tomatoes are our best sellers and for good reason. They are so tasty and delicious when they are home grown. Here is some answers to the most popular questions about tomatoes! A: Home grown tomatoes are picked at their prime ripeness and often are heirloom varieties that
Local Podcast for Local Growers If you like to listen to podcasts while you work in the garden, we have a treat for you! Recently, San Diego Seed Company was featured on Epic Gardening, a San Diego based podcast about everything gardening. You can enjoy tips, creative growing ideas
Container Vegetable Gardening Tips If you are like most of us here in San Diego, you lack garden space, which means you have to grow in pots and containers, or what we like to call "container vegetable gardening". Well have no fear! San Diego Seed Company is here to
Why Buy Seeds Online? Buying seeds online with San Diego Seed Company has many advantages. Our online store offers many select and limited products that we cannot offer at retail locations. These products are limited in quantity and often special varieties. Buying seeds online with San Diego Seed Company
Why Grow In Cool Season? San Diego is known for the warm beaches and forever sunny days. Gardeners know San Diego as the perpetual warm season. We can grow tomatoes right up until Christmas sometimes. This is fun for those of us with family back east. Teasing them with photos of