• Photos of Tomatoes!

    Farm Stand Today…. …and the tomatoes are pumping out the fruit! Eighty-five plants gave me around 150 pounds of delicious heirloom fruit today. We also had bell and chile peppers, cucumbers, summer squash, onions, and honey. Some of My Favourite Heirloom Tomato Varieties Costoluto Genovese – Red and fluted/scalloped variety …

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  • Aphids – How to Manage Them

    It’s early in the morning. The cup of coffee in your hand is delicious and helps to insulate your hands from the pleasantly crisp morning air. You stroll among the rows upon rows of thriving vegetable plants that you have helped bring into existence feeling proud of this most magnificent …

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  • Artichoke Flowers

    Artichokes are some delicious thistles. The choke that you eat is actually an unopened flower covered in a tight arrangement of bracts. If you allow the chokes to mature well past the edible stage the flowers will reveal themselves. Just don’t let them set seed as they can be terrible …

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  • The Farm

    This is where it all happens. I have been growing vegetables and fruit at a botanical garden in Fullerton, Orange County California since March of 2009. The farm began as 11,000 square feet of unused land that was covered in light brush. A fence, some simple irrigation, and intensive soil development have …

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Easter Eggs Naturally Dyed

Learn how to dye eggs with natural materials. If you want to forgo the usual food-colouring and go with some natural dyes, this film should get you started. I shot and edited the film in collaboration with OurLocalTopia.com.

Home Composting class  at Fullerton Arboretum

Intro to Composting

I taught a home composting class today. Thank you to all who attended! Here’s a review for those who came (or a primer for those who didn’t make it out). I welcome any and all compost questions – post them as a comment to this post and maybe we can …

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Edible Sunlight Up and Running

I’ve built my garden information dissemination machine, now I just have to feed it some new content. New posts begin now! Here …

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Photos of Tomatoes!

Farm Stand Today…. …and the tomatoes are pumping out the fruit! Eighty-five plants gave me around 150 pounds of delicious heirloom fruit …

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Plants Loving Long Days

The plants are hopping lately. Long days and clear skies have them growing at an astounding rate. All I have to do …

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Visit to Kiler Canyon Farm

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit Kiler Canyon Farm, an idyllic expanse of fertile vegetable beds, pasture, and …

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Sub-Tropical Fruit in Spring

Sub-Tropical Fruit in Spring The plants in the sub-tropical fruit grove have been flowering and setting fruit. Here are a few photos …