Grow LA Victory Garden Classes Fall 2016

This fall I will be teaching the beginning gardening classes again at Greystone Mansion. In case any of you missed a class or would like to recommend to friends or family please see info below. Grow LA Victory Garden Classes Fall 2016 The Grow LA Victory Garden classes are organized and led by UC California […]

Zucchini Noodles aka Zoodles

Summertime means excess zucchini. If you’re looking for new recipes then try this- zoodles. Zoodles are strands of zucchini cut in the shape of pasta noodles. They are highly nutritious, gluten free, and much less caloric than regular spaghetti noodles. To make your zoodles you will need a spiralizer (google it). These can range from […]

Grasshoppers in the Garden

Grasshoppers are a nuisance. They feed on the green leaves of young plants and can defoliate an entire plant if left unchecked. Barriers can be used to keep grasshoppers aways from your plants. One remedy is a cage made from window screen. The holes are small enough not to allow the grasshoppers access, but large enough […]

Introducing Beanstalk Seeds

Are you looking for a fun way to get your kids outside? Do you want to engage them with nature? Teach them how to love fresh vegetables? Beanstalk Seeds is a new seed company specializing in seeds for children’s gardening! With exciting seeds, including those in our Plant a Rainbow kit, and resources such as […]

Purple Cauliflower

Ever hear the dictum, Eat Your Colors? The reasoning is that colorful fruits and vegetables contain various nutrients that are vital for good health. According to Wellness Today: Green foods contain chlorophyll; Yellow foods are rich in Vitamin C; Orange foods are high in beta-carotene; Red foods are rich in the phytonutrients lycopene and anthocyanin; […]