Tips on Growing Tomatoes

How To Grow Great Tomato Plants   Buy transplants Purchase healthy, stocky plants that have no flowers, fruits or buds Choose a sunny location, rotate planting beds every year Plant…

Growing Spring & Fall Peas

Growing Spring and Fall Peas There are several types of peas that you can grow in the spring or late fall garden. Tall vining types or short bush ones that…

It’s Easy to Grow Potatoes!

Choose organic seed potatoes, don’t plant potatoes that you’ve purchased from the market even if they have sprouts. They won’t perform well in the garden and you’ll be disappointed. Buy…

How To Grow Amaryllis & Paperwhite Bulbs

I love growing Narcissus (Paperwhites) in the spring and in the fall/early winter. If you stagger planting these bulbs you can have continuous blooms from now all through the holidays.…

Fall Vegetable Gardens

Fall Vegetable Gardens Although here in Southern California there aren’t many place where we get frost, some places away from the beach will get a light frost and towards the…

Tomato Confit

Is your garden overflowing with tomatoes? I always grow too many and one of my favorite ways to make them go a little farther is to oven dry them. Much…

Square Foot Gardening

When I got my first community garden, the city had to run an ad to get people interested in gardening. That was 20 yrs ago, today we have a 3…

Herbal Gardening Tips

Tips from Chef Debbi’s presentation at The South Coast Plaza Garden Show From Your Herbal Garden General Guideline for Growing Herbs Most herbs like well-drained soil let slightly dry out…

South Coast Plaza Garden Show

The Southern California Spring Garden Show From Your Herbal Garden Seminars Thurs. April 28th 2 p.m. Sun. May 1st 11:30 a.m. Free

Microgreens & Sprouts

  Sat. March 19th 10 – 11 a.m. Free We’ll be exploring the world of Microgreens & Sprouts Moved to Sat. March 19th 10 – 11 Join us for some…