September can bring occasional hot summer days to southern California but the generally mild days and nights are the ideal growing conditions for a fall garden. Start Vegetables From Seeds: Just about as many vegetables can be planted in fall as...
Remember back to the spring, when the days were just starting to get warm. Do you remember seeing all the colorful tulips and daffodils blooming in gardens and parks everywhere? Did you think to yourself, I want some of...
Although the temperature still feels like summer, now is the time for Southern California gardeners to plant cool season vegetables for a spring harvest. Prepare Soil for Fall Garden: After the spring and summer growing season, garden soil needs a pick-me-up....
September is the month to start tidying up in the garden and preparing for both the winter ahead and also for the next year. As well as clearing away dying annuals and tidying spent perennials, there is also propagating...
Before you grab your trowel take a few minutes to check this short reminder of some of the essential things to be getting on with in the vegetable garden during September.
People choose to garden for many reasons: Food is fresher and tastes better. It's a healthy hobby that exercises the body. It saves money. Numerous reports show an increasing number of homeowners are growing their own fruits, vegetables and...
September can be a rather frustrating month for the gardener. Summer flowering perennials and annuals are beginning to go over and the garden can on the whole look a little sad. However, now is not the time to dwell...
Warm weather, continued care and robust plants have yielded a bounty of beautiful, fresh vegetables – and personal satisfaction – from your garden this season. As the weather cools and fall approaches, it is not time to hang up...
When autumn falls, everything feels cold, bleak, and dead. However, you can still change the dull atmosphere in your home by creating a fall garden which will add pulchritude to the autumn blur. There are plants which you can...
It may be hard to believe, but all the signs are there: The neighborhood children are back in school, dusk arrives a little earlier each day, and it is too cool to leave the house at night without a...