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Harvesting Radish Seeds

Locally adapted seed is an important ally in the garden. Seeds you save and plant again become more adapted to your climate, water conditions, soil, etc. Each time you save seed and then grow it out properly, that seed improves. … Continue reading

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Harvesting Bora King Radishes

Awhile ago, we reported that we were planting a new radish in the garden for spring: Bora King. It’s a winter radish that claims to be purple on the inside as well as the outside. We were so excited to … Continue reading

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Pure Joy in the Garden

Recently I finished teaching another round of classes at Santa Monica College’s Continuing Education Program, during which the students
planted a few seeds in plastic pots to take home with them. They planted either carrots, green onions or radishes (small plants that would do well in 6″ pots). They eagerly awaited for the
first signs of sprouting and enthusiastically reported back in the third or fourth week of class, “I have carrot sprouts!”  I love seeing …

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