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Loquat. That word raises the brow of many non-gardeners everywhere, and even some gardeners. Aside from sounding like a short kumquat, loquats are unusual fruits because you don’t often them at farmers’ markets, and never see them in grocery stores. … Continue reading
A lot of people don’t have space to garden, and in many places the rooftop is the only option. If you live where it snows, the local architecture is built to support the weight of snow, so a hundred pounds … Continue reading
Dying colored Easter eggs. Isn’t that redundant? Well, yes, but let me explain. We have chickens who lay colored eggs (peach, blue, green and chocolate brown). Most commercially available Easter egg coloring kits recommend using white eggs. As gardenerds, we … Continue reading
This time of year, we have a lot of sprouts popping up in odd places. We didn’t plant them, they are “volunteers.” Volunteers are a godsend in filling in spaces around the yard with spring flowers, extra lettuces, and even … Continue reading
Plants are interesting. Birds are interesting. Put them together and you get a Xerces Society Certified Pollinator Habitat. Last week on the Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour, we started off with a jaw dropping experience in Beverly Hills that … Continue reading
It’s tomato season, and we’ve got ours in the ground already. It may be early for some, but we’re experiencing 80 degree days this week, so we took a chance and were so bold as to plant tomatoes (18 of … Continue reading
I was gifted two tickets to the Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour this past weekend and set out with my co-chair for the Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase to see what native plants people are growing in Los Angeles … Continue reading
#Climate Change was trending on Twitter yesterday. As gardenerds, we don’t need Twitter to point out the changes in seasonal behavior. We can spot when things are off. Things are definitely off. Mudslides, more intense icy winters, more frequent flooding, … Continue reading
Today’s guest post is from Chris Wimmer, an urban hydroponic hobbyist who uses hydroponics to maximize his 400 square foot yard and extend the short Chicago growing season. Chris blogs about how to start growing with hydroponics at HealthSmartLiving.com. Today … Continue reading