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How To Grow BIG Kohlrabis

Growing Kohlrabi is not only easy but also very rewarding. Kohlrabi's tastes like a mild version of turnip and have a very unique flavor. Today, we have five tips to grow the best kohlrabi's in your home garden. 1. Use high quality seeds It's vital to use good quality...

Gardening Tips : Harvests Galore! California Garden Tour, Plants, Tips, Recipes!

Welcome to "California Gardening." In this blog, we'll take you on a tour of our bountiful harvests starting this month. We'll also share gardening tips and more. So, let's get started.   Harvests: First, let's talk about our hummingbird tree leaves. We grew this...

California Garden Becomes a Food Jungle! Vegetable Garden Tour, Gardening Tips & more!

It's a jungle out there! Today, we will show you all the harvests we made from our food jungle, take you on a tour of the California garden, and share some things for you to do in your garden this month. All this and a lot more coming up. Harvests: Let's begin with...

6 Tips for Preparing Your Garden for June – A California Gardening May Episode

Welcome to the California Garden in May! In today's episode, we'll take a closer look at all the bountiful harvests we've enjoyed this month. Join us for a tour of our garden, and we'll also share some important gardening tasks for you to consider. Let's dive in!...

EPIC Spring Garden Harvests, California Garden Tour April 2022 & a lot more!

Welcome to today's episode of California Gardening! In this blog post, we'll take you through an exciting spring harvest and a tour of our California garden, filled with gardening tips, ideas, and advice. Let's get started! Beets: We're thrilled to share the success...

Vegetable & Fruit Harvests, Garden Tour, Vitality, Mars Hydro Giveaway, Gardening Tips & Tricks!

Welcome to the California Garden in the vibrant month of March! Join us for an exciting episode filled with bountiful harvests, a delightful garden tour, a review of an exceptional gardening product, and the much-awaited announcement of our Mars Hydro grow light...

Kratky Method : How to Grow Plants With Kratky Hydroponic Method

Have you ever wondered if it's possible to grow plants without soil? In today's video, we'll take a deep dive into the fascinating world of hydroponics and explore the Kratky hydroponic system to see if it really works. Developed by Bernard Kratky at the University of...

How To Grow Soybeans or Edamame – Soya Bean Farming, Growing Tips & Recipe

Soy beans, or edamame, are one of the tastiest beans you can grow in your Garden. In today's episode, we will show you everything from planting soybeans and harvesting them to a delicious edamame recipe.  PLANTING There are two ways to start soybeans: from seed...

!!HAPPY NEW YEAR !! California Gardening December Garden Tour 2021 – Winter Harvests, Garden Tips!

Welcome to the California Garden December 2021 blog. Today, we will be going through the bountiful harvest in December, a tour of the California Garden, and some gardening tips and advice!  HARVESTS So let's begin with the harvest we made this month.    Apples,...

How To Grow Pluots – A Delicious Plum / Apricot Fruit 3-In-one Pluot – Easy To Grow In Your Garden!

Pluots are a combination of the flavors of the plum and apricot fruits, and one of the most delicious fruits you can grow in your backyard. In this blog, we go over all the aspects of growing pluots in your garden, caring for your pluot tree, and all the way up to...

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Growing Yukon Gold potatoes in raised beds

Growing Yukon Gold potatoes in raised beds

Growing fresh and delicious potatoes is not only easy but very rewarding. We started our Yukon gold potatoes from seed potatoes which we bought at our local gardening store. From December to January and no later than February are ideal months to plant seed potatoes in...

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Growing LOTS of Strawberries in Strawberry Grow Bags.

Growing LOTS of Strawberries in Strawberry Grow Bags.

I have fond memories of picking strawberries as a kid and eating them freshly plucked. Nothing was more delectable than freshly plucked strawberries straight off the plant. In today?s episode we will look at an easy solution to grow strawberries in grow bags pictured...

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Growing Potatoes in Containers or Pots

Growing Potatoes in Containers or Pots

It?s November, the month to remind us to be thankful for all that we have. So, I would like to start this blog by saying I?m thankful for all the different ways I can eat potatoes and nothing can replace the taste of home-grown fresh potatoes. Growing fresh potatoes...

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California Garden – September 2019 Garden Tour

California Garden – September 2019 Garden Tour

Welcome to our new California garden in the month of September. We will go over the progress that we have made in our new garden, followed by some harvests we made this month and look at some cool gardening products. Progress/Setting up our new California garden We...

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California Garden Tour July 2019

California Garden Tour July 2019

Welcome to California garden in the month of July. Our garden is alive with beautiful flowers, bounty of fruits and vegetables as summer is alive. We will start with our garden tour, look at some harvests we made this month, go over some things to do in your garden,...

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How To Grow Broccoli – Green Magic Hybrid Broccoli

How To Grow Broccoli – Green Magic Hybrid Broccoli

Broccoli is a vegetable that you either hate or love. Growing up I recall my mom always say ?Eat your broccoli, it?s healthy for you? and I used to make all sorts of excuses to avoid eating it. And now my adult version absolutely loves it. I love to cut broccoli...

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5 Best Vegetables for Your Edible Container Garden

5 Best Vegetables for Your Edible Container Garden

?The tiniest garden is often the loveliest? ? Vita Sackville West. If you are live in an apartment or have a small yard and yearn to grow your own produce, fret not. Don?t let limited space or a tiny backyard bog you down and prevent you from trying out your green...

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Garden Potpourri Episode 2 – Gardening Tips, Hacks & More!

Garden Potpourri Episode 2 – Gardening Tips, Hacks & More!

Welcome to Episode 2 of the Garden Potpourri series. In today's video we provide you lots of gardening tips and advice on how to do some common DIY things in your garden. We begin with the GOR200 Gorilla Garden Cart tire assembly. Your gorilla cart or wheelbarrow...

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Cheap & Easy DIY Raised Bed Garden – No Tools Needed

Cheap & Easy DIY Raised Bed Garden – No Tools Needed

In today's video we look at how easy it is to build a cheap, easy DIY raised bed garden with almost no tools needed. What you need Corner Posts - 2Wood or the sides - we recommend 2x8inch natural wood like Douglas Fir wood or...

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Growing eggplants in containers

Growing eggplants in containers

Eggplants are fun to grow. The Little Prince variety of eggplant from Renee's Seeds are one of the best varieties you can grow in your home garden. Container Little Prince Eggplant The Little Prince eggplant is suited for growing in containers. Although you can grow...

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The February Garden Tour

The February Garden Tour

Welcome to the California garden in the month of February. We have a lot going on the garden and we will cover the following:   Garden tour - Take a tour of the beautiful California Garden here in Irvine, Southern California, Zone 10. We will look at the raised beds...

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Garden Potpourri – Episode 1

Garden Potpourri – Episode 1

In the garden potpourri series, we bring to you a potpourri of gardening topics. We try to provide you with gardening tips and gardening advice in this series. Starting with Episode 1 of the Garden Potpourri series, we cover: In...

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The January 2019 Garden

The January 2019 Garden

In today's episode we look at our Southern California Garden in the beautiful city of Irvine, Zone 10. We have the following parts in today's episode: Garden tour - Our garden tour includes a tour of our raised beds, all the vegetables we are growing in our raised...

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Growing Pineapples Part 2

Growing Pineapples Part 2

Continuing our journey on growing pineapples at home, we show you how Part 2 of easy it is to grow pineapple plants in containers. We go over the process of showing you the mother pineapple plant as well as a different pineapple variety. We also show you how to cut a...

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Starting seeds and fertilizing seedlings

Starting seeds and fertilizing seedlings

Today, we look at starting seeds and fertilizing seedlings. We show you how to create the perfect seed starting mix using coco coir or peat moss, perlite or vermiculite, compost and worm castings. Starting seeds in seed starting mix These gardening tips will help you...

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Compact Bush Cucumber : How To Grow Bush Slicer Cucumbers

Compact Bush Cucumber : How To Grow Bush Slicer Cucumbers

Cucumbers are of various types. There are vining cucumbers and then there are compact bush type cucumber plabnts. Today we will look at growing a bush type compact cucumber plant in containers. This, bush cucumber variety is called bush slicer cucumber. The seeds we...

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How To Grow Winter Melon Or Ash Gourd In Grow Bags

How To Grow Winter Melon Or Ash Gourd In Grow Bags

Ash gourds belong to the Cucurbitaceae plant family which relates to cucumbers, melons and are native to South Asia and Southeast Asia. They require full sun and thrive in well-draining and rich fertile soil. They can easily grow in grow bags or containers and here we...

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Growing Sunchokes aka Jerusalem Artichokes + Recipe

Growing Sunchokes aka Jerusalem Artichokes + Recipe

Sunchokes is a plant that is easy to grow and produces abundant harvests. Its tubers have a delicious nutty flavor. We You can start your sunchokes plant from tubers from a grocery store. We planted it in a small container and within just a few days the plants emerges...

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EZ & Cheap Garden Trellis

EZ & Cheap Garden Trellis

Creating a Garden Trellis for all your plants like cucumbers, melons, beans etc. should be cheap and easy. All the things you need to make your your own garden trellis are available at your local Home Depot Finished product: What you need: Wire remesh, also called...

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The California Heat Wave – How To Protect Your Garden

The California Heat Wave – How To Protect Your Garden

In today's post we look at the heat wave of 2018 and its aftermath on the California Garden. Temperatures in Southern California reached 117 degrees and the sun was shining down relentlessly for a couple of days. This extreme heat, which California plants are not used...

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The California Garden In June 2018

The California Garden In June 2018

Welcome to the California Garden in the city of Irvine in Southern California in the United States of America. We have a lot going on in the June garden so sit back and enjoy this episode. 1. We will begin with a garden tour 2. we will look at the harvests we made...

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5 Steps To Create A Successful Container Vegetable Garden

5 Steps To Create A Successful Container Vegetable Garden

In today's blog post we will learn how to set up a container garden easily. You can easily setup your container garden complete with pots, saucers and drip irrigation lines. We will learn how to easily set up your container vegetable garden and plant some vegetables...

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The California Garden In May 2017

The California Garden In May 2017

In today's blog post, we take a tour of our Southern California garden in the month of May. We begin with a garden tour and then go over some delicious summer harvests like tomatoes, avocado, cabbage, cayenne peppers, chillies, ivy gourd, mint, mulberries, swiss chard...

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Growing Crossandra Sundance Firecracker Plant

Growing Crossandra Sundance Firecracker Plant

Growing Sundance Crossandra & Firecracker Plant In today's video, we look at how to grow the Crossandra Plant. We look at two plant varieties - the Sundance Crossandra which produces orange flowers and the Firecracker plant which produces red flowers. Some...

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Drip Irrigation – Q&A

Drip Irrigation – Q&A

Drip irrigation for containers Drip irrigation is an easy way to water your plants unattended. Its great for summer months as well as other seasons if you are going to be away or do not have time to water your garden. Products To Set Up Your Drip Irrigation System: 1....

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Happy Spring Season! California Garden Tour – March 2018

Happy Spring Season! California Garden Tour – March 2018

Its the Spring season and things are heating up in the Southern California Garden. In today's episode we take a tour of the raised beds, container plants as well as the fruit trees. We then look at the wonderful Spring harvests of avocados, carrots, cauliflower,...

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Growing Jasmine (Jasminum sambac)

Growing Jasmine (Jasminum sambac)

They call it the flower of the Gods. This fragrant flower is easy to grow and will adorn your patio or backyard. In today's blog post we look at how to plant and care for your jasmine plant Growing Jasmine 1. Planting Planting Jasmine   Planting Jasmine Jasmine...

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Starting summer vegetable seeds indoors – A complete guide

Starting summer vegetable seeds indoors – A complete guide

It's THAT time of the year when you start your summer vegetable seeds for the next growing season. In today's episode we look at how to start vegetable seeds indoors. We begin with how to choose a seed starting kit or build you own seed starting mix and use hex trays...

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Spider Mites – How To Get Rid Of Spider Mites

Spider Mites – How To Get Rid Of Spider Mites

Spider mite infestations are common in vegetable gardens. In today's blog post we show you how to get rid of spider mites in your garden. Product used in this post: Dr Earth organic spider mite control This is how spidermites look like: Spidermites are tiny insects...

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The Best Gardening Channels On YouTube

Feedspot just announced the Top 100 Gardening Channels on YouTube. California Gardening is proud to be a part of the top 5 fastest growing gardening channels on YouTube. See the entire list here: Best Gardening Channels On YouTube Feedspot is owned by Anuj Agarwal...

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The November Garden

The November Garden

The monthly gardening series is something you can use your plan the planting in your garden, month by month. In today's episode we look at the California Garden in the month for November. The November Garden We cover the following topics in today's episode: Garden...

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