The One about My Grow Light Setup for my Plants and Vegetables

As I got my seedlings prepared and my plants are needing light as California has experienced overcast, cold weather, a lot of fog and rain, I knew that I need to get them light. Taking them out and getting acclimated to sunlight is one thing but plants need 16 hours of light, so I decided that I wanted to research lighting to grow my vegetables and plants. And get them […]

The One about My Vegetable Garden Plans for 2017

This year, California has received so much rain that it has helped alleviate our drought problem. But still, we need to practice safe watering because we are not necessarily out of the woods yet.  And that means, I will need to find other means of having a vegetable garden. For the past few years, I avoided doing any gardening because of the drought and that the type of gardening I […]

The One about Growing your Own Celery and Green Onions/Scallions

When you read things like… “Never buy celery ever again” or “Never buy green onions/scallions again”. As I tend to use these vegetable for dishes (or eat my celery with almond butter), it caught my attention. Celery As I eat celery M-F and go through a bag quite quickly, I like the idea of having a sustaining source of celery. So, as a test, I did try growing celery indoors […]

The One about Fort Mason Center Farmers Market in San Francisco

As a person who has practiced healthy eating for nearly a year, I have gone to farmers markets up and down California. One of my favorite farmers markets in California is the Fort Mason Center San Francisco Farmer’s Market. One reason is because it’s in the Marina neighborhood of San Francisco but in the city, the market features local farms and organic produce for San Francisco residents and visitors. Where […]

The One about the Organic Vegetable Garden

Typically, I would prepare my back yard by getting my vegetable garden ready by tilling and getting the soil all set.  Purchasing the seeds and begin planting them. But unfortunately, due to the severe drought in California, I have been focusing on doing my part of not using up water and have avoided creating my garden for three straight years (the following photos are from 2012). I have to admit, […]