Garden


Organic Gardening Soil

All gardeners want to have the most perfect, most beautiful flowers and vegetables. If your aim is to win the best flower or the best tasting veggies at the show or just to savor a garden loaded with beautiful flowers, the initial step you can take to be sure your garden soil is the best…


Grow Your Own Vegetables

What can be said about fresher, tastier, pure, organic and non hybrid versions of vegetables? They just make you speechless with wonder and admiration when raising prices of groceries and news of injecting them with pesticides or growth hormones for bigger yields leave you in angst. Dig more and you can have plenty of reasons…


Growing Vegetables in Containers

Container vegetable gardens are a great alternative for those that don’t have access to backyards. There can be a range of reasons to grow your vegetables in containers…easy access to the kitchen, safer environments for children and the handicapped or just lack of a yard to use for gardening. Vegetable gardens in containers can also…


Get Started on Your Fall Garden in September

Southern California’s usually mild September climate is the perfect time to add splashes of color to a flower garden, plant cool weather vegetables from seed and introduce new trees to your yard. Do a Garden Clean-Up: Dead leaves and fallen fruit and vegetables attract pests and diseases. Before adding new items to your garden, spend…


Italian Vegetable Garden

Italian cuisine has never been so popular as it is right now, with ‘cooking class holidays’ and ‘gastronomical tours’ in Italy having become extremely popular. Olive-oil sales are rocketing while Italian/Mediterranean cooking books are being sold, almost before they hit the shelves and Italian farmers can hardly keep up with the worlds demand for ‘food…