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Planting the Seed

It is just starting to feel like Fall in Southern CA (it was only 84 degrees today), and that makes...

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Not For the Lazy

It occurred to me, as my husband and I headed out to the garden for our big weekly harvest on...

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Hungry? Plant Kale.

Leafy greens are this gardener’s dream – I eat them at practically every meal, and they are so easy to...

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Deterring Cabbage Butterflies

We have an unwanted visitor in our backyard – the cabbage butterfly. Though these little white butterflies are absolutely beautiful...

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Earth Day!

I confess, I used to think that raising a garden was all about the plants. But after a year and...

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On the Bright Side

When I initially read about gardening, the thing I learned to fear most was bolting – when a vegetable plant...

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A Lesson in Patience

This is not my vegetable garden. This photo was posted on a friend’s Facebook page, and I’ll admit, I was...

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Rest in Peas, Sugar Snaps

‘Twas a rough weekend to be a gardener – I officially cleared the sugar snap peas after their mysterious death,...

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Intruders!

Someone has been digging in our garden! Every morning we awake to more and more holes, and our potatoes, onions...

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First Harvest

Today is so exciting! Our first real harvest, and it is gorgeous! We needed to trim our lettuce and spinach...

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