Time and Temp


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• African daisies
• California Poppy
• Calendula
• Calla Lily
• Narcissus
• Lavander
• Ivy geranium
• Mexican Sage
• Pride of Madera
• Lantana
• Society garlic
• Wild geranium


• Baby arugula
• Onion and garlic greens
• Thyme
• Rhubarb
• Parsley
• Strawberries


Preparing fresh pumpkins after a “bumper crop”

Bake pumpkins in the oven then scoop out contents.

A “bumper crop” of pumpkins means examinating ways to use them. Preparing pumpkins to be cooked is essential. One way of preparing pumpkins is baking them in halves or cube and roast in the oven. Cooked pumpkin can then be frozen or dehydrated. […]

Planting Vegetables Along the Coast

Lettuce, cilantro, and carrots can be grown year-around.

Tendergreen spinach mustard has gone to seed. I'm saving the seed because I cannot find a place to buy it.

Mid May is still a good time to plant vegetables along the coast. We’ve had real changes in weather this year, more rain and cooler than seasonal expectations. I use a vegetable planting guide […]