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Volunteers Bring 'Free Food Park' To City Heights

Volunteers Bring 'Free Food Park' To City Heights

Aug. 2
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The volunteer group Eat San Diego launched the city's largest free food park in City Heights on Saturday, planting a peach tree, strawberries, kale and other fruits and vegetables. Once the food is ready this fall and winter, it will be available for anyone to pick and eat.

Roundup Ingredient Lands On State's Dangerous Chemical List

Roundup Ingredient Lands On State's Dangerous Chemical List

July 6
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

California regulators on Friday will add the active ingredient in the weed-killer Roundup to a list of chemicals that may cause cancer, meaning Roundup and other herbicides with the chemical will have to display warning labels by next year.

'A Growing Passion' Takes On San Diego Hops

'A Growing Passion' Takes On San Diego Hops

April 20
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

After an unusually rainy winter In Southern California, it seems nearly every patch of earth is in bloom. It is not something San Diego gardeners are used to, but it is a fitting time to catch the new season of KPBS' "A Growing Passion."

With All This Rain, Can We Go Back To Gardening The Way We Used To?

With All This Rain, Can We Go Back To Gardening The Way We Used To?

Feb. 27
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

The answer is no, but what does the abundance of rain mean for the health of plant life? How can gardeners make the most of the wet weather?

Chef Takes Food Prep To New Level With 'The Portable Feast'

Chef Takes Food Prep To New Level With 'The Portable Feast'

April 28
By Anna Conkey, Maureen Cavanaugh

An edible garden expert shares an easy recipe for roasted spiced carrots with quinoa, green ribbons and turmeric vinaigrette that you can take wherever you go.

'A Growing Passion' Springs Into 4th Season On KPBS

'A Growing Passion' Springs Into 4th Season On KPBS

April 7
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

From water-wise gardening to beneficial insects and California's citrus industry, the new season of KPBS' television series "A Growing Passion" brings a lot of variety.

San Diego Orchid Growers Harvest Passion And Memories

San Diego Orchid Growers Harvest Passion And Memories

March 23
By Tom Fudge

Orchid enthusiasts tell their stories as their society looks back on 70 years of cultivating a magnificent plant.

San Diego's North County Is 'Epicenter' Of Succulent Boom

San Diego's North County Is 'Epicenter' Of Succulent Boom

Sept. 1
By Alison St John

As the market for water thirsty plants dries up, sales of cacti and succulents are thriving — and San Diego’s North County is ground zero for all things succulent.

Rare Fruit Trees Thrive Amid California Drought

Rare Fruit Trees Thrive Amid California Drought

Aug. 6
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

There are drought-friendly alternatives to thirsty fruit trees. Fig, loquat and pomegranate trees require very little water or no water at all.

How The Drought Is Affecting Spring Gardening In San Diego County

How The Drought Is Affecting Spring Gardening In San Diego County

March 16
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke, Peggy Pico

It feels like a summer heat wave and it's not even spring. Garden expert Nan Sterman will offer tips on how to maintain a spring garden during the unseasonal weather.

Tips For Winter Gardening In California

Tips For Winter Gardening In California

Dec. 17
By Alison St John, Hoa Quach, Megan Burke

All of this rain reminded us that we are approaching the time of year when it is best to plant native species.

San Diegans Offered Ways To Save Water By Remaking Their Yards

San Diegans Offered Ways To Save Water By Remaking Their Yards

June 19
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

The San Diego County Water Authority, which is launching free classes to help people make water-wise yard makeovers, joins garden expert Nan Sterman to offer tips.

San Diego Gardening During Drought Conditions

San Diego Gardening During Drought Conditions

Jan. 23
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Peggy Pico

A winter without rain is becoming a challenge for San Diego gardeners. Nan Sterman of KPBS-TV's "A Growing Passion" has some advice to use less water but keep your plants growing.

Fall Gardening Tips For San Diego

Fall Gardening Tips For San Diego

Oct. 28
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

Fall Is the best time to plant in San Diego. Gardening expert Nan Sterman will explain what to plant now in your fall garden.

New KPBS Television Shows Explore San Diego

New KPBS Television Shows Explore San Diego

April 29
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke, Peggy Pico

KPBS Television is helping audiences explore San Diego with two new shows hosted by two longtime KPBS favorites. Garden designer, author and botanist, Nan Sterman, is the host of the new KPBS series, "A Growing Passion." Cook, author and restaurant owner, Su-Mei Yu hosts "Savor San Diego." Both shows premiere this Thursday.

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