About Patricia Larenas

Patricia Larenas Patricia Larenas is a writer and gardener living in Silicon Valley doing her part to heal the planet, one garden at a time. She left her career in the tech sector to dig in the dirt full time and help others create and enjoy their edible landscapes. Read more at her web site: urbanartichoke.com.



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Sharing Seeds with a Seed Swap

August 20th, 2012 | by Patricia Larenas

You don’t need to be an expert gardener to participate in a seed swap. All you need is some saved seeds and the willingness to share them, and get free seeds in return!


What is Sustainable Gardening?

August 6th, 2012 | by Patricia Larenas

Replacing an old juniper hedge with a beautiful flowering rosemary hedge that bees love is a good thing, right? In my sustainability analysis the juniper wins, and stays



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