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My Favorite Crops for Fall Seed Starting in SoCal

My Favorite Crops for Fall Seed Starting in SoCal

It’s quite hard to believe we are discussing plans for the Fall and Winter garden while it is scorching hot outside, yes? I’m not going to sugar coat this, Fall seed starting starts in August for me. Truthfully, many people talk about how it is too hot to start seeds...

Grow Spring Bulbs in Containers

Grow Spring Bulbs in Containers

Do you want to join me this Fall and grow some bulbs in containers? Let me share how incredibly fun it is to create a gorgeous spring bulb display for your garden! Planting flowering bulbs in containers or pots comes with many benefits, but first and foremost your...

How to Deadhead Roses After Blooming

How to Deadhead Roses After Blooming

Despite a gloomier than usual Spring, the roses bloomed in a magnificent display of color this year. While I consider roses to be fairly low maintenance, there are some things that just need to be done if you’re looking forward to another flush of blooms---one of...

Pros & Cons of Growing a Multi-Graft Fruit tree

Pros & Cons of Growing a Multi-Graft Fruit tree

It’s the beginning of June, and we have been harvesting enough peaches to enjoy chopped over cereal every morning for a few weeks. But guess what?! We also have some peaches that are still green and won’t ripen until mid-July. How is it possible that we will have...

Planting a Strawberry Patch from Scratch (Bare Roots)

Planting a Strawberry Patch from Scratch (Bare Roots)

Today I’m sharing with you my “strawberry patch from scratch” adventure. This was my first time planting strawberry bare roots, and I’m hooked! Basically, this project was jumpstarted by my sudden desire to increase the amount of berries we grow at home after a...

Planting Asparagus Bare Roots in a Raised Bed

Planting Asparagus Bare Roots in a Raised Bed

Did you know that I have failed at growing asparagus once before? Honestly, I still get mad at myself because I was so darn close to homegrown asparagus. Technically, I did actually sample one spear and it was delicious! Today I’m going to share about planting...

Learn How to Grow, Harvest, and Use Lemongrass

Learn How to Grow, Harvest, and Use Lemongrass

Anyone else like to plant fragrant things in the garden? Arguably, it’s even better when those things are also edible, but in reality I just like to walk around the garden and smell good things. The garden should be a full sensory experience. There are a few garden...

Meet Randi

Urban gardening is my jam. I’m Randi, California girl who obsessively gardens to grow food and flowers around my urban home. Seasonal, simple living is what inspires me~ I hope it will inspire you too. Join me in crafting a life and home connected to the garden Read More>>>>

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