Category Archives: San Diego Gardening

Summer Planting in San Diego from The Wanderer Guides Blog. #gardening #gardeningideas #gardenideas #veggiegarden #sandiego

The Wednesday Dig: Summer Planting in San Diego

Alright folks: Summer starts tomorrow and we’re getting ready for fun and sun. Along with fun and sun comes fun in the garden! Here’s a list of what to plant right now in San Diego: Beans, Snap & Pole Good to Plant Mid March – August Beans, Lima Good to Plant Mid April – July Cantaloupe

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Annuals vs. Perennials from The Wanderer Guides Blog. #gardenings #gardeningideas

The Wednesday Dig: Annuals vs Perennials

Today we’re going to look at some common garden terms and their definitions. Annual Annuals are a type of plant that goes through its entire life-cycle (from seed to flower) in one season. They are almost always outdoor plants and usually refer to plants that live one Summer and die. An easy way to remember an

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How to Grow Succulents from The Wanderer Guides Blog. #gardening #succulents

The Wednesday Dig: How to Grow Succulents

Succulents are my favorite category of landscape plants. Along with being extremely drought tolerant and sculptural, succulents are some of the easiest plants to propagate. There are four main methods for propagating these guys: Seed– self-explanatory I hope. Cutting– snipping a small part of a growing branch and causing it to develop roots. Grafting– cutting the

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Propagation or How to Get Free Plants! from The Wanderer Guides Blog. #gardening #gardenideas

The Wednesday Dig: Progagation or How to Get Free Plants

Propagating is a thrifty gardener’s best friend–it’s a way to breed more plants from already established mainstreams or even from kitchen scraps from your very own garden. Let’s define propagation: Propagation: the process of growing new plants from already established plants. Now how do we do that? Select a branch that is at least four

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The Wednesday Dig: Ways to Get Rid of Garden Pests FAST

Today we’re going to focus on quick fixes for those of you who are too lazy to go the IPM route (see last week’s Wednesday Dig post) or for the occasional problem that slips past your best defenses. The most basic, most widely effective and most natural spot killer for your little buggers is very

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The Wednesday Dig: How to Get Rid of Garden Pests Naturally from The Wanderer Guides Blog. #gardening #gardenideas #gardeningtips, #sandiegogardening #gardenpests #naturalgardenpests

The Wednesday Dig: How to Get Rid of Garden Pests Naturally

Welcome to The Wednesday Dig…let’s dig in. The best way to get rid of pests in your garden is to discourage them from being there in the first place. Researchers at the University of California, Davis developed a method of pest control called IPM or Integrated Pest Management that devised the most environmentally friendly way to

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What to Grow Right Now in San Diego from The Wanderer Guides Blog. Gardening tips every Wednesday!

The Wednesday Dig: What to Plant Right Now in San Diego

Let’s talk about what to plant RIGHT now in San Diego and how to ensure you get good healthy plants out of your efforts. In most areas, April is a little late to start from seed for the early Spring harvest fruits and veggies. This is San Diego though and we’ve got Summer-like conditions all

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How to Grow Super Yummy Tomatoes from The Wanderer Guides Blog!

The Wednesday Dig: How to Grow Super Yummy Tomatoes

I’m Taylor and I’m guest wandering for your normal Wanderer (Pia). I happen to be her better half…much better actually but don’t tell her that. Today we start our weekly Wednesday gardening post called The Wednesday Dig. We recently started our own raised bed garden so our first Wednesday Dig post is on how to

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50 Edible Flowers, Ideas for Your San Diego Garden from The Wanderer Guides Blog.

50 Edible Flowers for Your San Diego Garden

San Diego is a great place to grow a garden. Since The Wanderer Guides loves gardening (one half of us is practically a Master Gardener) and are currently laying out our new raised garden, we want to include posts on gardening in San Diego. Edible flowers are a great addition to cakes, cupcakes, salads and

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