Category Archives: Gardening Tips

Perfecting The Edible Patio

The right-hand part of my front yard near the driveway is both the sunniest and the warmest part of my yard and a perfect place for sun-loving edibles. Full sun makes blackberries, tomatoes, peppers, and squash stay healthy, and the tomatoes are sweeter in full sun. This is edible landscaping at it’s best; both productive, […]

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Bob and Julie’s Garden 2012

My son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Julie Creasy, have a house in San Jose, California, about 20 minutes from me. They’re in Zone 9, in one of the country’s ideal growing climates, warm enough for tomatoes and peppers to get the 90-degree days they love without the humidity that can cause fungal problems. Their garden […]

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