May in Photos

Despite some crazy weather (or maybe thanks to it), the gardens have taken off this month! We’ve loved seeing all your photos as you’ve been planting and enjoying your first spring harvests. Be sure to tag us on Instagram or Twitter with @petersongarden or #petersongardenproject...

Simple Pickles

Want to learn to make your own pickles? Sign up for the Oct. 20 class at the Community Cooking School! I grew up hating pickles. I usually encountered them on a burger plate, their juice making my once-crispy fries soggy and pickle-flavored, and their seemingly unnatural bendiness was...

10 DAYS TO VICTORY: ...

   Your vote = GIVING! Click HERE There’s a saying that “gardeners are generous people” and I’ve always thought it should say “gardens make generous people” instead. You must share when Mother Nature provides you with so much abundance – how could you possibly let all that hard work go...

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  The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies. – Gertrude Jekyll  Your vote = HAPPY! Click HERE My parents gave me a lot of gifts growing up. And the ones I treasure most are the ones I didn’t even realize I had until years later – the skills of gardening,...

10 Days to Victory: ...

 Your vote = VICTORY! Click HERE Today is my mother Lorriane’s 85th birthday. 69 years ago today she was living in L.A. – she woke up, took the trolley (yes, you read that right) and went to Webber Showcase to apply for a job. Webber Showcase had, until the year before, made...