Tricks to Overwinter Cold-Sensitive Plants

Written by David S. Winter, mild as it is in Southern California, can still present unfavorable weather for plants. Some of the more tropical plants cannot handle near-freezing temperatures. In this article, we discuss how to protect heat-loving plants during the colder months of the year. One of the first things to know is the […]

Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients: Roasted Brussels sprouts 2 pounds Brussels sprouts 2 tablespoons olive oil Kung Pao sauce 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium tamari* or soy sauce 2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil ½ to 2 teaspoons sriracha, to taste 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced Garnishes ⅓ cup roasted peanuts […]

Guide to Fall Pests and Products that Deal with Them

Written by David S. If you garden, you may notice more signs of pests around the garden and in your home. Fall is the most significant time of year for pest populations. Food is abundant, their young have grown, and the ever-encroaching seasonal change looms just on the horizon. For insects, those attributes signal a […]