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How to Plant Tomatoes

Here are some easy instructions to go along with our video on how to plant tomatoes for your summer garden. We went with nursery bought plants. If you start from seed, you’ll need to wait a little longer for your crop. Pick a variety of different tomatoes to hedge your bets on which variety will

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Your Garden is Beautiful

“Faithful friends who are dear to us Gather near to us once more.” -Judy Garland In a garden there are different categories that our plants fit into: perennials, annuals, evergreen…we divide them based on what time they are most active in growing or flowering and by how long they will live.  I think this is

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Fall Gardening Guide. #sandiego #garden #gardening #flowers

Fall Gardening Guide: Fall Plants for San Diego Weather

Fall is a great time for color, and that’s why tons of people travel to the East Coast every year. Here in San Diego’s perpetually mild climate, we don’t have such a pronounced change in color to enjoy while sipping our pumpkin spiced lattes. Alas, there is a way to enjoy Fall color and San

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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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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: 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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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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