Do you live in a home that has some gardening space? Great! Home gardening is the best way to enjoy seasonal, sustainably-grown fruits and vegetables. Also, don't limit yourself to the back and side yards - the front yard and median strips are becoming popular locations for creating edible landscapes.
To learn how to start your own edible garden, please visit the following websites listed below.
Organic garden supply and education center in Palo Alto that offers hands-on classes and events in organic gardening and sustainable lifestyles.
Earth911: Composting with Worms
Learn how to make, maintain and use your own worm compost.
Institute of Urban Homesteading
Diversity of urban gardening and homesteading classes held in Oakland, CA.
Mother Earth News: Organic Gardening
Practical advice, information, and resources for home gardeners.
Planning Your Vegetable Garden
Brief gardening guide created by the Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County Program.
Sierra Club: Home Composting
Extensive information about how to start and maintain a home compost.
A nonprofit organization that helps families in Santa Clara County get started growing their own vegetables at home.
Video: Garden Pests
Gardening organically means gardening without without the use of pesticides, so how do you deal with all those pests? (Run time: 5 minutes, 32 seconds)
Video: How to Grow an Organic Vegetable Garden
What does it mean to grow vegetables organically? Scott Meyer, editor of Organic Gardening magazine shows how to plant and nurture an organic vegetable garden. (Run time: 5 minutes, 40 seconds)