March 16, 2017

Even if you're getting a bit of a late start shaking off the winter doldrums like many are this year, here is a monthly planting guide for some of the more popular edibles from January through August for the Southern California region. With our wonderfully long growing seasons, we found these recommendations extremely motivational in getting us going on this years crops! And of course, it served as a great reminder of "better late than never"!  Happy Garden...

March 16, 2017

And just like that, the relentless rainstorms of winter came to an abrupt end, and the spring Gardening seaon has begun!  Bye bye winter blues!

Activity at the Garden has escalated exponentially!  Besides the harvesting of winter crops, cleanups of beds in preparation for spring planting, amazing work-party turnouts, a fantastic first BBQ/Potluck of 2017, first spring plantings in the Sharity Garden, and the welcoming of so many new gardeners and groups to t...

January 1, 2016

Avocados are one of the few foods that dieters of all kinds can agree on: their uber-healthy reputation comes from the many vitamins, minerals and healthy fats found in its delicious pulp. "Avocados are a nutrient-packed food, with nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients," said Seattle Nutritionist Minh-Hai Alex, MS, RD, CEDRD. "They’re best known for being a rich source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, which also makes them a very unique frui...

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