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What’s the surest way to get the most flavor from vegetables and fruits? Grow em yourself…..from seed! Starting vegetables from seed was the topic of the talk I gave at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Garden’s Festival of Flavors this past Friday. The topic seemed fitting since the...Read More >>
When I was speaking at the San Francisco Flower Show a few weeks ago, I was asked to be on View From the Bay, an afternoon talk/variety show on the ABC TV affiliate in the bay area. I did a segment with correspondent Lisa Quinn (who is a hoot) where...Read More >>
Lots of green, no grass in my front garden I finally made front page news today! The San Diego Union Tribune’s front page story was about people removing their lawns as a water-saving measure. Reporter Mike Lee quoted me as a local expert: “It’s the beginning of the end of...Read More >>
Yesterday, I visited Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens in anticipation of the program I am doing there next Sunday, March 15. For the Ides of March, I am leading a stroll through the brewery’s wonderful gardens. I remember the first time I visited Stone. It was September of 2005...Read More >>
Today’s weather: High 59.9 F, Low 38.6 F. Today’s rain: 0.03″. Rainfall so far this month 2.08 inches. Rainfall so far this season (since July 2008) 6.56.” ______________________________________ Its raining! So, is the drought over? Hardly…. Even if this year’s rainfall is greater than normal,...Read More >>
Weather Report: Last night’s low 35.9 F. Today’s high: 81.4 F. Precipitation: 0. What a glorious day! Sunny, warm enough but not too warm, and I got to spend most of it gardening. This morning was “garden club” at my children’s school. Several years ago, the school asked me to...Read More >>