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Grow Your Own Thanksgiving in GardenZeus Zone 13
Grow Your Own Thanksgiving in GardenZeus Zone 13
Below is a chart showing describing the plants and timing to grow your own thanksgiving in your area. Please note that the varieties make a difference; the selected varieties have a time to harvest that works in the growing window. Click on the plant for complete growing instructions for that plant. Click on the plant […]
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Grow Your Own Thanksgiving in GardenZeus Zone 12
Grow Your Own Thanksgiving in GardenZeus Zone 12
Below is a chart showing describing the plants and timing to grow your own thanksgiving in your area. Please note that the varieties make a difference; the selected varieties have a time to harvest that works in the growing window. Click on the plant for complete growing instructions for that plant. Click on the plant […]
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September Gardening Tasks for California’s Inland Valleys
September Gardening Tasks for California’s Inland Valleys
With the arrival of September, gardeners in many areas of the country are thinking about harvesting their last summer crops and storing their tools for the winter. But in many areas of California, September marks the beginning of cool-season gardening, a season when the soil is still warm and the air has cooled–ideal growing conditions […]
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September Gardening Tasks for Southern California’s Coastal Areas
September Gardening Tasks for Southern California’s Coastal Areas
With the arrival of September, gardeners in many areas of the country are thinking about harvesting their last summer crops and storing their tools for the winter. But in many areas of California, September marks the beginning of cool-season gardening, a season when the soil is still warm and the air has cooled–ideal growing conditions […]
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Down and Dirty: Tips For Managing Fallow Garden Beds and Containers
Down and Dirty: Tips For Managing Fallow Garden Beds and Containers
Down and Dirty Southern California Gardening A weekly GardenZeus article series to help gardeners succeed in Southern California’s unique climates and growing conditions. Post 17: Tips For Managing Fallow Garden Beds and Containers If we’re focused on what happens aboveground, the summer gardening show may seem over by August or September in many Southern California […]
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Summer Watering in Coastal Mediterranean Climates
Summer Watering in Coastal Mediterranean Climates
Careful attention to proper watering is important during the heat of summer in Southern California’s areas of coastal influence and other similar coastal Mediterranean climates; most vegetables, especially those in containers, need close attention and more-frequent watering. Here are eight tips for watering your garden in August: Monitor vegetable plants daily during heat waves to […]
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Summer Watering in Inland Mediterranean Climates
Summer Watering in Inland Mediterranean Climates
Careful attention to watering is critical during the high heat of summer in California’s warm inland areas and other similar Mediterranean climates; most vegetables, especially those in containers, need close attention and more-frequent watering. Here are seven tips for watering your garden in August: Monitor vegetable plants once or twice daily during heat waves to […]
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Acidify Your Soil With a Vinegar and Water Soil Drench
Acidify Your Soil With a Vinegar and Water Soil Drench
Alkaline soils can be acidified with a solution of 1 tablespoon white vinegar per gallon of water used as a soil drench. To determine the alkalinity of your soil, GardenZeus recommends the following articles: Down and Dirty 5: What is the Mother of All Southern California Landscape and Garden Problems? Down and Dirty 7: Mud […]
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Grow Tomato Transplants Indoors Starting Late Summer
Grow Tomato Transplants Indoors Starting Late Summer
See customized advice and information for growing tomatoes in your Southern California zipcode Don’t know your GardenZeus California Climate Zone? Enter your zipcode at GardenZeus.com. GardenZeus receives commissions for purchases made through links on this post. Midsummer through late summer can be a challenging period for gardening in hot Southern California areas, with the proportion of […]
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