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Eat Your Dandelions

Eat Your Dandelions

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Serve up a little poetic justice.

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Compost Sandwiches Grow Awesome Vegetables

Compost Sandwiches Grow Awesome Vegetables

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I'm so thrilled with the outcome of my compost sandwiches that I almost forgive the chiweenies for trampling every one of my heirloom bush beans to death. Almost.

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Tis the  Season...for Tomatoes that is...

Tis' the Season...for Tomatoes that is...

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It is that time of summer where we have sated our first summer tomato yearnings and moved on to just-picked tomatoes lined up on the backporch waiting to be incorporated into today's menus, or processed for the cold months to come. I love having a tomato glut.

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Raised Bed Pest Cover - Redux

Raised Bed Pest Cover - Redux

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With Fall planting right around the corner, it was time to re-cover my raised bed "defense system".

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Get a Head Start on Your Cilantro

Get a Head Start on Your Cilantro

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I love cilantro in the garden, but it's the fastest bolting herb I've ever come across.

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Squash Blossoms (Cucurbita species)

Squash Blossoms (Cucurbita species)

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It is that time of year, when we are up to our ears in squash, so now you can harvest the blossoms for delectable dishes!

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Video: Creating School Raised Bed Gardens

Video: Creating School Raised Bed Gardens

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Our Camarillo Community Gardens members, members of the Master Gardeners, school staff, parents and students came together to create a new batch of raised bed gardens at a local school. The response...

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All We Need is Our Lemon Cucumbers

All We Need is Our Lemon Cucumbers

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Every year since I can remember, we've over-planted cucumbers. This year, we ended the cuke parade.

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An Easy Way to Dry Chili Peppers

An Easy Way to Dry Chili Peppers

We'll also be canning some peppers - although not many since the chiweenies trampled a ton of my plants this year.

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The Victory Garden Composter - Part 2

The Victory Garden Composter - Part 2

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With the new compost bin in place, it was time to harvest my "black gold".

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Sweet Treats Lives Up to Its Name

Sweet Treats Lives Up to Its Name

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The new pink cherry tomato called ‘Sweet Treats’ is genetically different from red cherry tomatoes in the way it looks and tastes.

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All About Compost

All About Compost

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Composting turns kitchen and yard scraps into a marvelous soil amendment, and you don't have to do much to accomplish this stunning transformation. Follow the links to learn all about the benefits of composting, composting systems, building a compost bin, managing your compost, compost tea, and worm composting.

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QUESTION: No female zucchini blossoms

QUESTION: No female zucchini blossoms

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Recently my zucchini and summer squash plants have stopped producing squash. I have this morning 23 blossoms, all male, on 3 plants. The plants are very large and healthy. Does anyone know the...

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QUESTION: Help! Nematodes Are Killing My Beloved Tomatoes

QUESTION: Help! Nematodes Are Killing My Beloved Tomatoes

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Okay, so I'm only a second season backyard gardener and for gardening info, I'm based in Southern California, a few blocks from the ocean. We put in two 4x6 beds last year and had bumper crops...

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What Watermelon Varieties Are You Harvesting This Summer?

What Watermelon Varieties Are You Harvesting This Summer?

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Mark Twain once said, "When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat." You'll get no argument here.

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The EGGplant and I

The EGGplant and I

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Our gardens are in full swing and one of my favorite summer vegetables is eggplant! There are infinite ways to cook this tasty aubergine. In Greece, it is beloved and on every menu in at least three to five different preparations. I have only two varieties in my garden, however the farmers' markets are brimming over with eggplants in every color and shape. Enjoy them now!

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Fashionable Sage is a Wise Choice for the Garden

Fashionable Sage is a Wise Choice for the Garden

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When horticulture and high fashion meet, the results are chic, stylish and definitely delicious.

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Pollinating Insects in the Garden

Pollinating Insects in the Garden

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Just like the predatory insects, you'll want to lure the pollinators to the garden.

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Predatory Insects in the Garden

Predatory Insects in the Garden

Here's a handy list of the beneficial insect predators that you'll want to invite to your garden.

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Visiting Gardens in the Summertime

Visiting Gardens in the Summertime

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It is summertime and the livin’ is easy—that is if you are at home in the a.c. with a long, tall cool drink of lemonade or iced tea. I have been out on the road, giving lectures and visiting public as well as private gardens. Fortunately, I am with like-minded people, those who like to garden and cook...

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