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Wordless Wednesday: Celebrating Freedom

We garden as an act of freedom. Our founding fathers gardened for sustenance. Whether we grow our own food for survival or to enjoy beauty around us, we are free to do it in our backyards, front yards, parkways (thanks … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: May

May is here and the garden begins to show signs of fruit. Flowers have been going off since April, but now is the time for summer fruits and veggies to jump into action. A few simple actions can help your … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: April

We know half the country is still blanketed with snow, but April is off the chain in southern gardens. It’s going gangbusters here, folks. Come August/September our garden will look like death warmed over (scorched, in fact) so this is … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Spring Cometh

It’s transition time as spring nudges gardeners into action. Winter crops are finishing up, making room for warm and hot-weather crops here in Los Angeles. While other parts of the country are still knee-deep in snow, we’re well into the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Winter is Our Spring

California is known for its weather, and for those who don’t yet know, winter everywhere else is our spring. Here in SoCal flowers have sprouted everywhere, peas are growing strong, brassicas are loving the rain (LOTS of rain!). For gardeners … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: October Gardening

Fall gardening is in full swing. Here are a few prompts for October tasks and enjoyments. There’s still much to do to get the fall garden ready, but we’re enjoying the process. Happy fall gardening to you!

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Wordless Wednesday: Summer Gardening Never Stops

Summer Solstice is almost here. The garden still needs attention, and evidence of the rewards close at hand are everywhere. Time to feed, weed and guide your plants along into summer. Summer Gardening The garden doesn’t go on vacation even … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: May Gardening

Keep planting until there’s no more space! This Wordless Wednesday is brought to you by ambition and hope. Two great qualities to have when gardening in spring. It’s time to plant, and enjoy your garden as it grows. Happy gardening!

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Wordless Wednesday: April Garden

They say April showers bring May flowers, but it’s more like February rains bring April abundance here in Los Angeles. Color and new life reign supreme in the April garden, as we transition from winter to summer crops in a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Winter into Spring

March is a time of transition. Winter crops die, making room for spring seedlings. Volunteers poke through the soil and take a chance. We celebrate new life in the garden as the old fades away. We move from winter into … Continue reading

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