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QUESTION: When can I start a winter garden in San Diego?

comments (9) March 24th, 2011

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mickysbear mickysbear, member
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Recently moved into a new home with small-med sized yard and will be putting in some raised beds but probably not till mid summer after we get the inside of the home finished. Will that be in time to start winter vegetables or should i wait till the spring planting season. This will be my first try at vegetables as well. I live in San Diego, CA if that makes any difference in summer and winter vegetables.

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Seloralmanra writes: nice work
Posted: 1:04 am on October 27th
SallyHanson writes: Love it
Posted: 2:12 am on August 30th
PaulMelody writes: i like it
Posted: 3:46 am on August 5th
vincentclark writes: Awesome article
Posted: 12:47 am on August 2nd
howardcharl2 writes: I'm impressed
Posted: 6:00 am on February 12th
Carldiaz5 writes: Really great effort.....
Posted: 4:37 am on January 25th
keithlopez5 writes: I appreciate your work
Posted: 12:53 am on January 15th
cookinwithherbs writes: i was just in san diego (it was unseasonably cold there last week) and i was amazed at how many things they can grow year round and winter over. if you go to the san diego botanic gardens--you can check out what they have in their many gardens (36 acres!)--and visit with the gardeners there. they have many upcoming programs you might want to attend. also if you see what is available there in the farmers' markets right now; you'll know what to plant as winter crops!
happy gardening!
Posted: 11:05 am on March 30th
NorCalGal writes: Lucky you! And what energy you have... a new house and a new garden! Well, I am no expert but, I live in northern California so you should have even more success than I do. I put broccoli, cauliflower, parsley, carrots, cauliflower, cabbage, cilantro, green onions, radishes, beets, lettuces, onions, garlic, chard, plus violas, and alyssum in my beds in LATE fall/early winter. They all survived and even thrived through low 30's weather and a couple 27 degree nights! Now it's March and I'm picking fresh salad, herbs, chard MORE! Good luck!
Posted: 8:02 pm on March 29th
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