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Gardening 101: Learn The Basics

When you decide to start gardening, it can be overwhelming. Where does one start? How do you do it? We have many posts that can help you with each question, inspire, and help you learn. Wether you have a single pot on a deck, an urban backyard, or you are living rural with many growing… Continue reading Gardening 101: Learn The Basics

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Grow Zone 8b: 2 Weeks Till Last Frost

It's April 1st. With the recent changes in the USDA Grow Zones, if one searches for the last frost date for grow zone 8b, one might get the results of April 1st. I'd say this, though, based on years of watching the weather: That's a huge April Fool's joke; you're risk-taking. Why so? Weather can… Continue reading Grow Zone 8b: 2 Weeks Till Last Frost

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The Value Of White Sage Plants

White Sage (Salvia apiana) is a sacred plant native to Southern California and the northern part of Baja, Mexico. It craves an arid existence. Seeing it wild is pretty amazing, and well worth traveling to see it (no touching though, do not harvest wild). I always try to grow at least one White Sage in… Continue reading The Value Of White Sage Plants

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Gardening In March: Things To Plant & Chores To Do

The first week of March has flown by, and Spring Forward is this Sunday, ready to mess up your sleep schedule for weeks. Well, actual Spring is nearly here! March 19th is the Vernal Equinox this year. The meteorological first day of spring is the same every year and occurs on March 1, but for… Continue reading Gardening In March: Things To Plant & Chores To Do

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Do You Need Another Sign To Garden?

In the past, I have openly talked about how hard it was to watch people stop growing food once they got their "freedoms" back after Covid restrictions were lifted in 2022-23. During the pandemic, I watched a massive surge in people wanting to learn. Last year, in February, I held the second annual seed swap,… Continue reading Do You Need Another Sign To Garden?