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Grow Your Own Food Challenge: Fall Garden Planning

Our friends at Sustainablog reminded us not too long ago that it’s time to start planning that cool weather garden, so I’m making a list of what seeds I want to order and start as my container garden transitions out of summer. I thought it would be fun to talk garden planning and see what you guys are planting, too! If you’re working on a fall/winter garden, let us know what’s on the agenda in the poll below!

July 29th

Cabin Fever? Start Planning the Garden!

April showers may bring May flowers, but they also bring some very anxious, antsy gardeners! Before you pick up a shovel or plant a single seed, there’s much to be done while you wait for the spring planting season. Planning your garden during the winter and early spring can help you get a jump start […]

April 10th

Growing Your Own Food: Green, Cheap, and Delicious

“The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.”  ~Hanna Rion There is no doubt that human beings have become far removed from the natural world. It could be that this separation from nature is a root cause of many of society’s problems. When we deny ourselves access to the natural […]

March 21st

Changing Seasons at the Community Garden

Just because summer days are on their way out doesn’t mean the gardening has to end. In climates like mine on the Northern California coast, certain plants can be grown year-round. Through my experience growing organic veggies in a plot in my local community garden, I’m starting to learn the ins and outs of growing […]

September 12th