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

When to Harvest Radishes


When to Harvest Radishes Knowing when to harvest radishes is key to growing healthy, delicious, sweet-tasting radishes that you can use in many recipes. If you don’t know when to harvest your radishes, you will likely pick them when they … Read More

Winter Crops for Southern California

Winter Crops for Southern California- Beets

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

Growing Beets

growing beets

Growing Beets Beets are a perfect crop for the backyard or small-scale grower. They are easy to grow (with our tips and tricks), can thrive in small spaces, and are best tasting when fresh from the garden. Growing beets is … Read More

How to Grow Lettuce from Seed

How to Grow Lettuce from Seed

How to Grow Lettuce from Seed Growing lettuce from seed in your garden is rewarding and super easy! With our pro tips and tricks, you will understand how to grow lettuce from seed, when to harvest lettuce at the correct … Read More

Planting Garlic

Planting Garlic

Planting Garlic Planting garlic is easy, fun, and so rewarding. It’s a straightforward process if you understand some key growing points. To grow garlic successfully, you need to know when to plant garlic, how to plant garlic, and how to … Read More

Growing Spinach From Seed

Growing spinach from seed

Growing spinach from seed can be challenging in Zones 9 and 10 because of our warm fall and spring weather. After years and years of perfecting our spinach growing, we have some pro-tips on growing spinach for you to be successful and … Read More

Growing Cauliflower

Growing Cauliflower

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

Fall Vegetable Seeds

Fall Vegetable Seeds

How to Start Fall Vegetable Seeds For the most productive cool-season garden (September-March), you need to start your fall vegetable seeds as early as August! Beginning in August can be challenging as we face our hottest and driest weather in … Read More

Growing Carrots from Seeds

Growing Carrots from Seeds

Growing Carrots from Seeds Growing carrots from seeds can be challenging, but once you have a few tricks mastered, you can easily grow carrots year-round in Zones 9 and 10. Tips for Growing Carrots from Seeds When growing carrots from … Read More

Fall Planting

frost garden

Fall Planting for Success If you live in an area that receives frost, your growing season is defined by this major weather event. This means that the time between the first and last frost is collectively known as your “growing season.” For us … Read More

Fall Vegetables to Grow

Cool Season Vegetables

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

Growing Onions

Growing Onions Growing onions is a must for any garden! There are so many different varieties all with unique flavors that will come to life in your kitchen. Spring onions are sweet, mild, and great in salads. Bulbing onions of … Read More