Top Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors

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Free Gardening and Composting Classes

STOCKTON, Calif. – PUENTES invites the general public to attend a series of free garden and composting workshops at the Community Supported Garden located at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. Those interested in attending a free workshop should contact Rey Ledesma, Garden Coordinator, at (209) 983-1258 to RSVP.  The themes of the classes will be: […]

HHS Says: Community Gardens Grow Healthy Lifestyles!

The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Recently released an announcement through their HealthBeat Podcast confirming that families that garden live healthier lifestyles. Click here to listen to the Podcast    Here’s the the text version of the announcement  on the Podcast: From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Community gardening may […]


Mother Earth News’ new online Vegetable Garden Planner helps users create customized garden plans based on their local climate, desired crops and rotations within the garden. Knowing the best times to plant each crop is one of the trickiest aspects of food gardening. The Planner first determines someone’s local average spring and fall frost date by matching that […]