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Garden Eats Drought Tolerant Plants

Protect Your Garden In A Heat Wave

  An early season heat wave is making its way through southern California. The 80-90 degree temps and drought conditions have some gardeners concerned about their vegetable gardens and newly planted seedlings. The heat, dry conditions and now the Santa Ana winds moving in, can all put your plants under a lot of stress. So … Continue reading

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Speaking To The IACP

This March my co-author Jeremy and I guest lectured to the International Association of Culinary Professionals. LA based public relations veteran and co-chair of the educational development committee at the IACP, Ms. Trina Kaye invited us to speak about upcoming trends in culinary and craft mixology. Jeremy and I had an awesome time! We presented … Continue reading

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Powdery Mildew

One of our readers asks, “It looks like white powder was sprinkled all over my pumpkin leaves. What could this be?” A common problem among vine vegetables like squash, melons and pumpkins, powdery mildew is the culprit. What Is Powdery Mildew Powdery mildew is a fungus that will spread quickly in your garden. Often found … Continue reading


Summer Fun With Garden Eats

It’s been an awesome summer for us at Garden Eats- lots of time spent getting to know more of the people who shape our food and growing culture in the community. To our delight we tried our hand at mulberry tree growing and San Marzano tomatoes for the first time, Milan grew strawberries  that are … Continue reading

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The Healthiest, Easiest and Most Delicious 3 Ingredient Marinara Sauce You’ll Ever Make

I’ve shared other homemade sauce recipes before, but this one has to be the easiest! It’s made with San Marzano tomatoes which are new to my garden this summer. First, a little background on these beauties. San Marzanos are an indeterminate tomato, and all that means is that they will continue producing tomatoes until a … Continue reading

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Apothecary Cocktails To Make It Through Labor Day By Mixologist & Author Warren Bobrow

While most bloggers are posting their favorite Labor Day libations to help readers celebrate, we decided to take care of all your hangovers by featuring medicinal cocktails created by none other than three-time cocktail book author, Mr. Warren Bobrow. While I’m looking forward to getting my hands on Warren’s upcoming book, Bitters and Shrub Syrup … Continue reading


Happy Birthday Aunt Michele

Fragrant trumpet flowers were one of my aunt Michele’s favorites. They opened just in time for her birthday. Check out how amazing these beauties are!  

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