Winter Garden Happenings Spring is coming, here is a quick edible landscaping update on our winter garden!
You asked for it, and here it is! Come along for a personal, first-time-ever video tour of Suburban Stone Age! Apparently, I’m a talker, because this vid is almost 30 mins long. But if you have the attention span, I’ll share with you (in detail!) the edible landscaping as SSA and why we planted the […]
Let’s face it… a greenhouse in Southern California isn’t *really* necessary. True, it’s great for starting seeds in the spring. But in summer it gets as hot as the surface of the sun, and in winter it stays only a few degrees above freezing. Because I don’t do a lot of container gardening, the greenhouse […]
When considering edible landscaping options, a backyard orchard may make a lot of sense. However, it is important to consider that while fruit trees can be lovely and highly productive, they are not without maintenance. If you are considering fruit trees as a part of your edible landscaping designs, here are some backyard orchard tips […]
Inserting the Liner In Part 2, we left off talking about creating and inserting a liner into our pallet gardens to hold soil and conserve moisture. I believe a few more details on the subject are in order. The liner for your pallet can be made from weed cloth that has been sewn at the […]
In Part 1, we left off considering important details about our project and gathering materials to build a pallet garden. Now it is time to move on to the next phase of the project: Prepping Pallets for Your Pallet Garden You now have your pallet at your work site. But it is a savage beast. […]
Why A Pallet Garden? If you are short on space and have a limited budget, a pallet garden may be a great project for you. Shipping pallets can often be found for free, and with some time, patience, and materials a gardener may already have lying around, you can transform a shipping pallet into […]
Below are easy-to-follow instructions on how to us recycled pallets to grow more green. Enjoy!