Biointensive Workshop at Ocean View Farms This Saturday!

If you've ever wanted to take the Small Space and Container Gardening Class that we offer in our Gardenerd Organic Gardening Series, but haven't been able to make it, you can come get similar information this Saturday for FREE. I'll be speaking at Ocean View Farms organic community garden on Saturday, April 17, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. about many different methods of growing a lot of stuff in a little bit of space.


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Golden Rule Garden

And so we continue with the adventures in Willits, CA during the 3-day Grow BioIntensive workshop...

The workshop took place in a most unusual location, what I can only describe as an intentional community of horse people. There were homes and stables (in fact, this is where Sea Biscuit used to live back in the day), but it was isolated from the main highway and was centered around a faith-based community gathering space where our little garden class took place.


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Fall Garden Planning Workshop Review

There are so many things to consider when planning out a garden, and whether you've done it before, or it's your first time, the task can always be a little daunting.  Luckily, the excitement of having fresh produce growing steps away from your kitchen overshadows almost all of those feelings of intimidation.  Still, it's always nice to have help.

That's why at the end of September we debuted a new class.  The Gardenerd Fall Garden Planning Workshop drew five enthusiastic gardeners, each with a different plan in mind for their garden.  Some had a space already defined and needed only to fill it.  Others had a blank canvas ...

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A New Member of the Family

Yesterday we went and picked up a new member of the family.  No, we didn't adopt a child. We went to the City of Los Angeles' Compost Workshop and Bin Sale.  It was a very exciting day for us.  We've been waiting for this moment for many months. 

We drove to Burbank, exiting the 134 Freeway at Griffith Park Drive.  We found ourselves trailing behind a tanker truck going about 5 miles an hour, so there was plenty to time to take in the scenic beauty of this expansive park.  People were out jogging or walking their dogs, while other folks were riding ...

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