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Urban Plantations is now...

Same ownership and expert team, updated name!
We look forward to serving you as California Farm and Garden.

  • <a href="urbanplantations.com/home-gardens">California Farm and Garden is Southern California’s leader in design, installation, and maintenance of edible gardens and orchards for homeowners.</a>
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Raise your hand if you're Fall harvests have begun! πŸ‘‹ What cool weather fruits and veggies are you cooking and eating from your #backyardgarden this weekend? ...

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Autumn evenings in Southern California call for #homegrowngojiberry and #wildstingingnettle antioxidant tea. Nettles pop up all over after rain showers, but like all wild foraging, they're best identified by a knowledgeable #ediblegardener. Soon on the #fallharvest list: cherimoyas, pineapple guavas (or feijoas), persimmons, pomegranates, and tangerines are just beginning to change color. 🍁 πŸ‚ ...

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Our good friends @sdmakeprojects are hosting Pumpkins and Potions:β €
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"It's time for some Fall skele-fun in the MAKE Projects garden! Join us on Saturday, October 23rd for some seasonal garden activities and tours that will be fun for all agesπŸŽƒ β €
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While there, you can carve or paint your own pumpkin while enjoying Fall bites and farm-inspired beverages (adults - these potions are great mixers for some cocktails! We'll supply the mixer, you supply your own alcohol)."β €
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πŸ“Έ @sdmakeprojects - visit their page for details and tickets!
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Can you imagine having a garden so grand you could dedicate multiple #raisedbeds just for cultivating #organicherbs? What would you do with #herbharvests like these? Steep fresh tea, dry leaves for off-season cooking, share #herbbouquets with friends and family? ...

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Fall is here! Autumn is a confusing season for those of us in Southern California, with temperatures still soaring in the 90s while we attempt to dream of pumpkin and cinnamon... BUT daylight hours are shrinking, overnight temperatures are slowly dropping, and our #backyardraisedbeds will be brimming with greens in no time! πŸƒ πŸ‚ 🍁 ...

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Cabbage season is coming! Have you ever seen a cabbage seed? They're this big: . πŸ‘€ It's mind-blowing that prize-winning beauties like these begin with seeds smaller than specks. Now here's your friendly veggie garden reminder - start those tiny seeds now! #bigthingscomeinsmallpackages πŸ₯¬ ...

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Let's have a conversation ~ Friend or foe, and why? 🌿 πŸ¦— ...

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Why not enjoy a gorgeous landscape design at home that you can also eat? When you #plantsmarter, you get the double whammy of beautiful aesthetics AND garden snacks all day every day! ...

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Is anyone out there looking forward to #coolweathercrops? With days slowly shortening and temperatures 6-8 weeks away from dropping, it's time to start thinking about your garden transition! (We know, we know, tomatoes are still taking over your whole kitchen...) Slower-growing crops like brassicas take time to sprout and achieve transplant status, so grab those seed packets and start planning! πŸ₯¦ πŸ₯¬ 🌱 ...

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Who's harvesting grapes? πŸ‡ These luscious vines drape a #corporatecampus outdoor pergola, providing shade AND snacks for team meetings! A single grapevine can produce dozens of pounds of fruit annually, for munching right out of the garden, and for #homemadewine, jam, juice, popsicles, cocktails, raisins, crumbles, salads, tajines, great googly moogly! πŸ‡ πŸ‡ πŸ‡ ...

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These iridescent little tanks receive a mixed bag from folks while dive-bombing our summer gardens. What's your vote? Charming and docile, or evil flying monsters? 🀚 Either way, we know where to find 'em, loudly buzzing face-first into our ripening figs, grapes, stone fruit, drunk on our favorite #summerharvests! πŸͺ² πŸͺ² πŸͺ² ...

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Well heck, it's #tomatotuesday and this is what 40 lbs of #homegrownorganictomatoes looks like from the tips of gnome shoes. πŸ„ ...

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Misty morning ocean air conjures a dreamy vibe in this lush edible paradise. ✨ A veggie patch by the sea can be tricky for certain crops like tomatoes and peppers who love high heat, but our team can help you cultivate a successful seaside garden even in the nebulous haze. ☁️ ☁️ ☁️ ...

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Have you ever plucked a ripe peach straight from the tree, still warm from the sun? πŸ‘ πŸ‘ πŸ‘ These #organicredbaronpeaches are headed into the oven tossed with sugar and cinnamon, topped with a crunchy crumble until they're caramelized and bubbling. Care for a slice? πŸ₯§ ...

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When months of hard work go into the making of a photograph. πŸ“Έ by Farmer Ian | This #corporatecampusfarm feeds not just the employees onsite, but also the land and our incredible pollinators 🐝 #letthemeatzinnias #pollinatoreden ...

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Farmer Dean just checked off a 4th year on our team! In these four years, Dean has helped build more than NINETY new residential, restaurant, corporate, and rooftop gardens. Our install team can always count on "Papa Squanch" during our builds (except for that one time he hurt his finger, that was a real bummer). Dean - you make the world a better place, one garden at a time! 🌎 πŸ‡ πŸ“ 🍊 ...

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