It's May, everyone! We love the garden in May. It really gets going right about now, which means there's no time to rest. If you haven't planted spring or summer…
I had the opportunity to provide a Green Tip for Jeff Davis's Go Green America TV a short while ago, and today it's live. It's part of Jeff's Green Tip…
As summer winds down, the excitement for fall crops is building. Not sure what to grow? Gardenerd is here to help. We've picked out a special selection of veggies we have been dying to grow -
and we're pretty jazzed about it.
Color is the name of the game this fall. Purples, yellows, reds and greens take the stage this fall to brighten up your garden. Check out this beautiful lineup for fall:
2011 Fall FantaSeed Collection
I stopped by the Dream Center garden in downtown Los Angeles yesterday to see how things are growing in and I was delighted to see what has transpired since my last visit. It's all grown up!
Not only did the flagstone and decomposed granite get installed in the pathway, but the mulch had arrived (free from the City) and it was all in place.
Pathway complete, plants growing in. Happiness is a thriving garden!
Some of the tomatoes even had fruit set already: ...
Every gardenerd needs to "fill the well" sometimes, to take in beauty and inspiration that will generate ideas for future gardening projects. Today was filled with sparks of gardening inspiration at
the Venice Garden Tour. There were 31 houses on the tour, so we set out on foot to take them all in.
Venice Beach, for those who aren't familiar, is an eclectic town populated with artists, architects, landscape designers, and hippies. It was the epicenter of pushing the envelope in the 20s, where the world's first swimsuit competition was held. It's the ...
A new question dropped into the Ask Gardenerd inbox this week:
Gardenerd's Christy Wilhelmi became a columnist for Mar Vista Patch.com this week writing the weekly Farmer's Market report, Mar
Vista's Bounty Hunter. If you love the Mar Vista Farmer's Market like we do, you can sign up on Patch.com to get the latest news about what's fresh at the Farmer's Market delivered right to your
This week's story is all about the strawberries. Even if you don't live in the Los Angeles area, you'll find some great tips about ...
There's a thing that happens when someone discovers kale for the first time. They become addicted to it. Well, maybe not addicted, but if their experience is anything like mine was, they can't get
enough of it. My intro to kale was with Esalen's Raw Kale Salad and I've been growing kale ever since.
What kind of kale is best? It depends upon your preference. Many people like the color and texture of Italian kale, also known as Lacinato (laa-chee-nah-toe) or Dinosaur kale, and because it is not ...