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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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How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden

In San Diego, we have a great environment to enjoy our gardens year round, but we’re not the only ones who take so much delight in our spaces. Critters of all kinds can make their homes in your garden–some temporary, some permanent. Today, we’re going to talk about how to attract hummingbirds to your garden.

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Tips to Start Your Compost #composting #gardening #gardenideas

Tips to Start Your Own Compost

It’s still January so I’m still talking resolutions. A good way to round out some of those more environmentally friendly resolutions is to start a compost. Composting can be as easy or as hard as you want to make it. I once read a garden blogger’s comment about how technical we had to be with

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Top Indoor Purifying Plants #home #decorating #health

Top Air Purifying Plants for Your Home

Let’s start 2014 off right! A lot of New Year’s Resolutions center around being healthier and a great place to start is with some plants. Studies show that indoor pollution is typically two to three times worse than outdoor pollution especially during the winter when we keep our hatches battened and run our heaters. Fortunately

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Cool Garden Quotes from The Wanderer Guides #quotes #gardenquotes #garden

Cool Garden Quotes of the Month

Here at the Wanderer Garden, we love all things that make us feel tranquil. We also love quotes if you haven’t noticed already (follow our Quotes Board on Pinterest). When we combine the garden and mind-tickling quotes, we get something magical. Here are some of our favorites this month to paint on fences and scribble

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The Wednesday Dig: How to Pick Awesome Seating for Your Garden

In The Wanderer Guides’s Garden (Patent Pending), we have some beautiful plants. We wouldn’t be able to properly enjoy all the wonderful specimens if it weren’t for the hardscape and décor we stick in the middle of our meandering gardens. Chairs, rocks, little knickknacks, water features, and even paint play a part in an interesting

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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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Fall Gardening Guide: Get Your Soil Straight from The Wanderer Guides. #sandiego #mulching #gardening

Fall Gardening Guide: Get Your Soil Straight

Last week we covered how to get your garden plants trimmed up for cooler weather. Before you throw away all the litter from the plants you trimmed, let’s talk about getting your soil straightened out. Now is a great time to supplement San Diego’s clay soil with some hard-core compost and organic materials to improve

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Fall Gardening Guide from The Wanderer Guides #gardening #gardentips #fall #fallgardening #sandiego

Fall Gardening Guide: How to Trim Back Your Garden

Fall weather is upon us in San Diego (I can tell because this morning I had to scrape icicles off my air conditioner). Fall is full of meaning and wonderful things but Fall in the garden means cleanup. Here in SD, the season isn’t as drastic as it can be in other parts of the

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What to Plant in San Diego in September

After a brief hiatus, The Wanderers are digging in again. Here’s our advice on what to stick in the ground this month. Remember: in San Diego our growing season never ends. Plant these seeds directly into the garden: carrots radishes beets peas spinach Start seeds in flats for: cabbage chard onions scallions Keep beds moist.

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