As summer fades, we're capturing those savory and sweet flavors in meals and desserts. We can freeze them for later and enjoy them any time. Here are some of the things we're mak
It's that time where it's too soon to plant fall crops in Los Angeles (watching the 10-day forecast for temps under 73 degrees), and the summer garden is waning.
Our latest video is a reality check on gardening in Southern California in August 2021: the Gardening Good, Bad, and the Ugly. Christy walks you through the Gardenerd Test Garden to see what worked and what didn't. Some of it is pretty, but most of it looks anything but.
Technically the Dog Days of Summer end today, August 11th. Dog Days are supposed to be hot and sultry, but here at Gardenerd HQ it's mostly hot and dry.
Cooking from the garden is one of the most satisfying treats any day, but this Herbed Summer Squash and Potato Torte pushes that satisfaction to the next level.
I don't know about you, gardenerds, but the pest population here in Los Angeles has exploded this spring/summer. We're experiencing rats like never before (emboldened by our absence over 2020, no doubt). White flies are absolutely everywhere, and leaf hoppers are abundant.
Let's take a look at the 2021 Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Guide.
The garden is looking downtrodden as summer fades, but it's been through a long season and there's still a month or so to go before we plant cool weather crops here in Los Angeles.
Our guest this week is David White of Center for Regenerative Agriculture. He's got a PhD in cell biology and uses compost tea and other regenerative practices to rebuild dead soils. He shares his tips for growing healthy soil in your garden.
Basil and lemonade are two classic symbols of summer, so it seemed appropriate to make this Purple Basil Lemonade to bring the two together.