Category Archive: Organic Gardening

Tips and tricks for a successful organic garden!

Veggie Plant Guide for Southern California

  Veggie Plant Guide for Southern California  

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Artichokes Growing Problems

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Lettuce Growing Problems

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Pea Growing Problems

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Onion Growing Problems

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Brussel Sprouts growing problems

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Cabbage growing problems

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Beets and Chard Growing Problems

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Peppers Growing Problems

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Bean Growing Problems

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Cauliflower Growing Problems

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Cucumbers Growing Problems

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Agenda

HBCG Round Table Agenda

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – EggPlant Growing Problems

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Carrots and Parsnips growing problems

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HBCG Round Table Discussion – Broccoli Growing problems

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Farmer’s Almanac for Huntington Beach!

Ah, the wonders of technology and interactive sites! The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a wonderful resource for gardeners (and farmers). Now you can enter your zip code and receive specific growing information! Click here! It opens the Old Farmer’s Almanac website in a new window or tab. This is the source for the Sowing and …

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How To Be Involved at the Huntington Beach Community Garden

Ways To Be Involved While there is a waiting list to get a plot at the Huntington Beach Community Garden, all city residents are able to become members for $10, and to apply for a plot assignment to get on the list. Non-residents who desire to support organic gardening in Huntington Beach are also welcome …

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Herding Trainer Jerry Stewart Visits Garden with Dogs and Sheep

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Neighborhood Watch for Vegetables

Imagine coming to the garden to harvest your first artichoke of the season and you find it gone! Your anticipation is quickly replaced with disappointment, anger and suspicion.  Please be mindful of each other’s gardens. Report rule violations – including theft – and garden intruders. Thank you!    

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Remedies for Pocket Gophers

Orange County Vector Control’s recommendation, and other options, on dealing with the common pocket gopher. Are there alternates to trapping? Alternates for killing, yes. Let’s look to nature: Cats when hungry are one defense. Gopher Snakes are another. These lovely creatures are the color of our desert dirt, have a darker camouflage pattern, and a …

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Coastal Southern California Planting Calendar

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Daisy Scouts Explore Gardening

  On February 28, 2013 Beth Kimble’s Daisy Troop visited the garden recently for a ‘Daisy Journey — To Make the World a Better Place’. They visited our demonstration gar­den and experienced how vegetables look and feel—and taste—before they get to the table!  They planted seeds and took them home for their own gardens. A …

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PLOT GUIDELINES

These guidelines were established to provide for the safety and access by SCE personnel to transmission lines. HBCG must comply with these guidelines under condition of land use agreements with the City of Huntington Beach and SCE.  Thank you for your cooperation – HBCG PLOT CONSTRUCTION GUIDELINES AND DETAILS Soil within the plot borders must be …

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Winter in the Garden

  It’s fall and the HBCG gardeners are busy managing pests, raising winter crops and eagerly planning their spring and summer planting schedules. Winter crops are the most nutrient dense plants. And are they delicious! Our weather is perfect for growing a variety of cool weather crops. If you use your plot only in the …

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