Fall gardening in Southern California’s Mediterranean climate means long, mild autumns and an extended summer growing season. This guide is meant to help you respond to Fall gardening challenges and make the most of this time of year. Characteristics of … Read More
Growing kale is super easy and can provide you and your family with tons of nutrient-dense food in a small space. There are so many varieties of kale in different colors, shapes, and flavors. One thing they all have in … Read More
Premier kale produces massive amounts of dark greens for your family to enjoy. This shorter kale variety is great for containers or raised beds. Keep garden areas weed-free for best plant production. Watch for leaf-eating caterpillars when plants are young. Spray plants with an organic product or use row cover for pest control.
This Heirloom Sweet Pea mix contains all the favorite old-time sweet pea varieties. Selected for the most vibrant and fragrant blooms, this mix will not disappoint. Sweet peas make great cut flowers and can be planted in the fall in mild climates. In colder zones, sweet peas should be started inside and transplanted out after the danger of frost has passed.
This sweet pea mix is a semi-dwarf variety that is bushy with a wide range of colors and hues. Great for growing in containers! These fragrant and long-lasting cut flowers can be planted in the fall in mild climates and left to overwinter until they bloom in spring. In colder zones, sweet peas should be started inside and transplanted out after the danger of frost has passed.
Black Magic Kale seed produces kale similar to Lacinato kale, but its flavor is one of the mildest kales we’ve ever had on the farm! Black Magic kale continued well into the summer on our trial farm without becoming bitter. This variety is impressive for its long-lasting productivity, flavor, and resistance to pests and disease””a fantastic variety all-around.
This delicious and brightly flavored green is a perennial in mild climates, making it a great green for the relaxed gardener! Its flavor is sharp, lemony, and bright. We love putting Large Leaf Sorrel in soups and cooking it with fish. Excellent source of vitamins and a staple in French kitchen gardens. A wonderful addition to any garden. Sorrel seeds are very easy to direct sow. Just keep the ground moist until they germinate.