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Spring is in the air so it’s time to toil in the soil

Fresh vegetables picked from a homemade garden.
Fresh vegetables picked from a homemade garden.
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The climate in Southern California is unique. We live in one of the few places in the world where you can grow vegetables year round. But right now is perhaps the best time to get your gardening groove on and start that vegetable patch. But what should you plant? Where should you plant? What equipment do you need AND what delicious dishes should you make with your abundant harvest? We’ll talk to a father and son team of vegetable-garden gurus to find out and take your questions.


Jimmy and Logan Williams, co-owners of Hayground Organic Gardening in Los Angeles. Jimmy Williams is an urban farmer and landscape designer and co-author with Susan Heeger of From Seed to Skillet