New life emerges in the garden as cooler temperatures take hold. Brassicas, root veggies, citrus, and cover crops become the focus here at Gardenerd HQ. It's our favorite growing season, and recent rainfall earlier this week makes it even more enjoyable.
Our latest YouTube video dives into the difference between compost and fertilizer. Many new gardeners are confused about how to use each of them, and it's a question often asked by new clients.
This week our guest is Liz Zorab, author of Grounded: A Gardenerd's Journey to Abundance & Self Sufficiency. She and her husband bought a barren stretch of land in the middle of agricultural territory and turned it into a Permaculture paradise called Byther Farm.
On Saturday, October 16 at noon, join me for a chat about Mini Fruit Gardening at the South Coast Botanic Garden in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA. It will be my second in-person class since lock down! Hope you can join in.
Here at Gardenerd we are tasked with diagnosing problems in client gardens all the time, and when raised beds decrease in productivity we usually find one thing. This week's video explores the reason why it happens and what you can do about it.
Sonya Harris learned how to garden with kids as she learned to garden herself. She went from finding dirt "icky" to growing food for her community at the Bullock Garden Project. We chat about her journey from newbie to expert in this episode of the Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast.
Summer has given way to fall, and while it's still hot in places, the gardener's eye is set on cooler, shorter days.