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Posts Tagged ‘how-to guides’

Jan 29

What’s in a Teaspoon of Soil – The Care and Feeding of Your Precious Soil Food Web

The soil food web is the community of organisms living all or part of their lives in the soil.
Soil organisms support plant health as they decompose organic matter, cycle nutrients, enhance soil structure, and control the populations of soil organisms including crop pests.


Oct 4

Well…infu-use me! Now it’s legal?

As those of you who have followed my GroEdibles blog and facebook page for awhile may remember, I have written and lectured about and designed cocktail gardens as well as thoroughly enjoyed the ‘garden-fresh’ infused cocktails produced from them for years now. We’re talking about the garden-to-glass movement that has been as popular with skilled […]


Sep 25

Growing Veggies in Containers (PDF)

Source: LA County Master Gardener Program Click on image to download PDF


Aug 17

Wish You Could Save Summer in a Bottle? You Can…Can! Preservation Nation!

As soon as the resurgence in interest in learning to grow your own food began a few years back, could a growing interest in food preservation be far behind?


Jul 18

Gardening Guides – U.S. & International: State/Regional

The following links are gardening guides requested by HGEL fans from across the country and around the world on our facebook fan page. I have only posted guides from reliable sites (i.e. university horticulture depts. & cooperative extension offices, Master Gardener sites, etc.)


Jul 17

Putting the SUN in your garden…the beautiful sunflower

Sunflowers…summer happiness on a stalk!


May 1

Spotlight Edible of the Day: Corn

Corn has deep roots.
Roots that entwine so deeply into our collective ancestral memory that we can accurately describe corn as ancient.


Apr 11

Garden-to-Glass: Planning, Planting and using a Cocktail Garden

A few years later and garden-to-table is no longer just the chef’s territory. Bartenders want some of the agronomy action too! That’s right – garden-to-glass.


Mar 28

Spotlight Veg of the Week: Eggplant

Not only is this fruit delicious, it is also a beautiful addition to your edible landscape as it brings gorgeous color, shape of leaf, a knock-out flower and of course the lovely characteristics of its fruit to your garden.


Mar 19

Spotlight Edible of the Day: Basil

Basil is the most widely used herb in the world and a FAV among edible landscapers! We knew there was a reason we loved it…