How to Grow Broccoli from Seed

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- 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

8 Gifts for Gardeners That They Will Actually Use

Gifts for Gardeners

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

Growing Peas

Growing Peas

Growing Peas When starting peas from seeds, you have the opportunity to grow a delicious and nutritious treat for your family with relatively little work. Peas are easy to grow, fun to harvest, and do not require special treatment 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

How to Amend Soil

How to Amend Soil

How to amend soil: The secret to gardening in Southern California and beyond! Your garden is only as good as your soil. If you want a beautiful garden, you must learn how to amend the soil. The better your soil, … 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

Zone 8 Planting Calendar

Zone 8 Planting

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

Zone 7 Planting Calendar

Plant Fruit trees in Zone 5

Zone 7 is characterized by a longer growing season than its neighbors in Zones 5 and 6. The average planting season in Zone 7 is about 210 days. With the last frost date as late as April 15th and the … Read More

Zone 6 Planting Calendar

Plant Rhubarb in Zone 6

Zone 6 is characterized by a shorter growing season than its neighbors in Zones 7 and 8. With the last frost date as late as May 1st and the first frost date as early as November 13th, there is not … Read More

Zone 5 Planting Calendar

Plant Brussel Sprouts in Zone 5

Zone 5 is characterized by a short growing season. With the last frost date as late as April 30th and the first frost date as early as October 13th, there is not a long window to start crops! Our Zone … Read More

DIY Tomato Trellis Systems

DIY Tomato Trellis

DIY Tomato Trellis Tomatoes need a structure to keep them off the ground and orderly. As the weather warms up, the tomatoes you planted for summer are likely growing like mad, signaling the need for a DIY tomato trellis! DIY … Read More