Planting a garden of your own can provide whole new perspective on food. For one thing, it’s a great way to put fresh produce on the table. And beyond that, it encourages a more complete understanding of food – where it comes from, how it grows, and just how good it can taste. From seed to vegetable, you see the entire process happen right in your own backyard.
To help you get started, we’ve put together a few useful resources.
Starting seeds indoors is a great way to ensure that they have the best growing conditions possible. Learn how to pick out the perfect container and soil along with some helpful tips about sowing your seeds.
Planting seeds outside is a tried and true process that has been used by both people and nature for millennia. Learn how to maximize your plants’ opportunity for growth by picking the perfect location and providing all the necessities.
When it comes time to move your seedlings, there are plenty of variables to consider. Learn how to do transplant your plants in a way that will help them thrive in their new environment.
From deer to rabbits, there are plenty of animals that spell bad news for your garden. Learn how to save your seedlings and plants from many of the most common garden pests.
Changing the landscape of a food desert.
We worked with Palms Elementary to reshape a school garden in the heart of Los Angeles.
No child should have to wonder what a fresh vegetable tastes like. That’s why we jumped at the opportunity to work with a school in one of the most dense and diverse neighborhoods in California. As part of our Garden Makeover program, we helped students and their community get a fresh take on food.