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All About Rosemary

All About Rosemary

- Rosmarinus Officinalis - Rosemary is a classic herb.  Many people are familiar with its culinary flavor, and love incorporating it into a roasts ...
All About Lavender

All About Lavender

- Lavendula Angustifolia - Lavender is an herb that has been popular throughout history.  It created industrial booms, popular trends and is seeing...
My Garden Tea Blends

My Garden Tea Blends

As a gardener, my favorite plants to work with are herbs.  I particularly like perennial herbs which continue growing each year, like rosemary, lemon verbena and sage.  The weather in Southern California can get hot, especially in Encino (which is in the San Fernando Valley).  This is where the Sepulveda Community Garden Center is located, and where I cultivate many herb plants.  
Fall Garden Prep

Fall Garden Prep

The summer heat is here, but we are looking ahead to the fall.  What will we do to get the garden ready?   1. Take out plants that are not working ...
The Salad Garden

The Salad Garden

Salad is a staple of a healthy diet, as it is nutritious and easy to customize to your own taste.  A bag of salad greens can cost $3-$7 depending o...