- Author: Terri Sonleitner Law
- Editor: Noni Todd
Master Gardeners Workshop - Winter Vegetables
By Terri Sonleitner Law UC Master Gardener
Q. What vegetables can I plant in my garden now? Cameron, San Luis Obispo.
A. There are many cool season vegetables you can plant now, which produce well from seeds or from transplants, in the cooler months of the year. Among these vegetables are broccoli, carrots, chard, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, spinach, onions and most Asian greens. In San Luis Obispo County, many herbs such as chives, parsley, rosemary and thyme are also hardy...
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- Written by: Ann Dozier
By Ann Dozier
It’s high summer and how are your tomatoes doing? Wish you’d known
which varieties give best results locally? Did you plant the best tasting varieties?
Come, taste and find out. At their annual Tomato Extravaganza, Master Gardeners are celebrating the luscious red (or maybe striped or purple) tomato, queen of summer’s bounty. Saturday, August 20, all things tomato will be the focus at the Seven Sisters demonstration garden at
On March 19, 2011, Mark Gaskell, UCCE Farm Advisor, led a blueberry workshop at the UCCE Auditorium, our back up location on a rainy day for the Garden of the Seven Sisters.
Photo by Brenda Dawson, UC Davis
Here are some helpful links to more information about growing blueberries:
Mark Gaskell has all of his information for small farm blueberry production here.
If that link didn't work, his.../span>
November Chores in the Garden
By Ann Dozier
Q. I’d like to grow some winter vegetables. Is there anything I can plant now?
Jeanne Hyduchak, San Luis Obispo
A. Yes, you can still enjoy home-grown crops by planting vegetables that like cooler temperatures. Seeds of beets, carrots, chard, onion, peas, radishes and turnips can be...
By Maggie King- Master Gardener
There are many reasons to love living on the Central Coast. High among them is our mild winter weather. While gardeners in most parts of the country are putting down their trowels and picking up their snow shovels, we are able to grow vegetables all year round if we take in to account the particular needs of various plants.
While leaf vegetables like lettuce, spinach and chard may bolt and go to seed in hot summer weather, they grow happily and produce well throughout the cooler months of winter. Other...