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

Growing Vegetables in Pots

Growing Vegetables in Pots

Growing Vegetables in Pots: Vegetable Container Gardening for Beginners Growing vegetables does not mean you have to have a massive yard or even a yard at all! You can successfully grow many vegetables in pots. It’s an easy, fun, and … Read More

Growing Cucumbers from Seed

Growing cucumbers from seed can be easy and fun when armed with a bit of knowledge. Here you will learn how to grow cucumbers from seed, what types of cucumbers are available to you, how to grow cucumbers in containers, … 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