sliced tomatoes on parchment paper

It’s tomato time!  My kitchen is overflowing in tomatoes – yellow, red, round, huge, grape shaped, gold with black shoulders (the fantastic ‘Indigo Kumquat’), and so many more. I always overplant tomatoes. Why? Because I LOVE TOMATOES! By time I plant the varieties I teach with in seed starting workshops, plus favorite varieties from years…

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Find 2022 In-person and on-line Easy Seed Starting Workshop information and registration at www.learn.waterwisegardener.com       10th Anniversary Series, 2020 Since 2010, I’ve taught hundreds of people to grow their own vegetables, herbs, and flowers from seed In this workshop, you’ll learn my easy, hands-on methods and secret tips for growing and feeding your…

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In July,  gardens across the nation really start to heat up.  Southern California,gardens had a long, cool spring with lots of powdery mildew and vegetables stuck in waiting-to-ripen mode.  Now, its happening fast and furiuos.  Are you ready?  Here are some July Garden Tasks. Schedule gardening time to early or late in the day to…

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