Here is Hope Gardens Spring/Summer Organic Vegetable Planting Guide. All the how-to’s and how-not-to’s. Sorry for the broken hyperlinks. This document has aged out and can’t be revised. Some day I will wash the dirt off my hands and create a new document. Until then… 🙂 Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ […]
“Blue skies smilin’ at me Nothin’ but blue skies do I see Bluebirds singin’ a song Nothin’ but blue skies from now on.” Irving Berlin Blueberries are such a wonderful and easy fruit to grow, it will have you singing! Here’s some tips to get the best blueberries you can. Blueberries need sun […]
Hope Gardens promotes a more environmentally-conscious approach to landscaping. Fortunately, this can still mean a colorful garden, full of contrast and wonder. Adding paths and patios of DG and gravel as well as dry riverbeds and artificial grass elevate the design and usability of your landscape. Here’s some photos taken from our drought-tolerant yards both […]
“Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.” Pietro Aretino We are so fortunate here in Southern California to be able to plant and harvest veggies year round. There are definitely rules to follow however in regards to which vegetables are grown in warm weather and which in cold. Many cold weather […]
Multiple paths and patios of DG and flagstone, surrounded by trees, drought-tolerant plants and mulch.
Hope Gardens Seed Starting Guide Notes: Sunflowers are sensitive to root disturbance so be careful when transplanting. Swiss Chard seeds should be soaked in a wet paper towel overnight before planting. Carrots need to be kept moist through the growing season. If it is warm out use a row cover. If first seed planting […]
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All your instructions for growing pumpkins can be found here. Following is a list of what we having growing this year. Please let us know if we can help you with your homegrown pumpkin patch. 323-493-5177 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. THE PUMPKINS Musquee De Provence These gorgeous, big flat pumpkins are shaped like a big wheel […]