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Mar 5

Spotlight Edible of the Day: Cool Season Crops – Leeks

A beautiful and ancient monocot, the leek is, as far as I’m concerned, a necessity in any serious cool season culinary garden.

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Feb 26

Spotlight Edible of the Day: Cool Season Crops – Artichoke

“Remind me to tell you about the time I looked into the heart of an artichoke.”
Bette Davis as Margo Channing in ‘All About Eve’ (1950)

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Feb 10

Spotlight Edible of the Day: Strawberries

Ahhh, strawberries. There’s probably no other fruit that stirs little girl memories like strawberries!

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Nov 16

Gardening is GOOD for you…in so many ways!

The many surprising (not to us) ways gardening is GOOD for you!

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Sep 25

Growing Veggies in Containers (PDF)

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

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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.)

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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.

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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.

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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…

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Dec 30

GMO/Monsanto-Free Seed Companies, Seed Starting, and Other “Seedy” Things…

As we are digging ourselves out of the snow banks or watching the flood water recede and preparing for the next winter storm, I will wager dollars to dahlias that we are dreaming of our spring gardens! Isn’t that how gardeners spend their New Years?

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