Author: Leslie Crawford

A New Day….

After a week of blustery rain, the sun came out today and the garden came to life. I was glad to spend time outside with my plants. There was a bit of wind damage, but rain has a way of making plants look so vibrant and fresh. A...

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Purslane – Weed or Feed (the family!)

I’ve pulled a lot of these “weeds” out and thrown them into the compost trash. I could have been throwing together a salad. Some facts about purslane that you might find interesting. Recipes and a recipe for...

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Monthly Garden Tasks

Southern California may not have dramatic seasons, but there are different, monthly tasks that need to be done in our gardens.  GO HERE for a breakdown of each month of the year.