10 Tips for Planting Your Edible Parkway Garden On Tuesday, August 13th the L.A. City Council approved 15 to 0, “to immediately suspend enforcement of Municipal Code Section 56.08(e) in those cases where parkways are being occupied by vegetables, until a comprehensive report on this matter is presented to the Council.” This is great news […]
“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 […]
Your snap peas will reward your harvesting with more snap peas! Same is true for almost all veggies. And don’t forget to dead head those flowers while you’re out there.
Click here for your free download: Your Hope Garden Guide to Juicing/Smoothie Gardens Happy New Year! I am wanting to inspire you to go out in 2013 and RESOLVE GARDEN! To kickstart your resolutions, read this guide and try growing some homegrown juicing and smoothing ingredients of your own this Winter! Hint: A quick winter […]
Raised beds are great for growing veggies in for several reasons. 1. That perfect garden soil that you will so painstakingly create will stay put! Clay invades every in-ground flower bed I have which is great for natives but not so much for vegetables. 2. A raised bed is raised. That’s a whole 12″ less […]
1. Homegrown food tastes better. Plain and simple. Here’s why: the food you grow at home is fresher, and in season, which delivers better taste. And then there’s the “oh, so THAT is what this is supposed to taste like” moments. 2. You will be healthier. You can eat foods at the height of their […]
Plant, harvest and prepare radishes with this handy how-to guide. HOW TO PLANT & HARVEST Radishes are winter veggies. Plant them from September-April. Radish seeds are fairly big which makes them easy to handle. Radishes are great for kids for this reason, and they germinate quickly (as soon as 4 days!) and are ready for […]