design-inspired urban farming

Party in the Garden

I will be the featured guest speaker at an upcoming garden party in the Los Angeles area this Sunday, May 19 from 2:00 – 3:00.  I’ll be speaking about modern … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to Pollinate Corn using GLASS GEM corn

SLOLA and Two Dog Nursery share wisdom on how to pollinate corn using GLASS GEM corn.   David King, Master Gardener and Founder of SLOLA (Seed library of los angeles) … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Prickly Palace

We visited the Prickly Palace, in Riverside, CA,  a wonderland of succulents and their more brambly buddies, the cacti.  We are always amazed by the colors and beauty they possess. … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Why Do Roosters Crow?

Here’s a cool article from the LA Times by Eryn Brown that links roosters crowing with their internal circadian rhythm. Cock-a-doodle-doo! Scientists wonder why the rooster crows

March 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Veterans to Farmers [VIDEO]

In our last post, we featured a story about meeting with Veterans to Farmers founder, Buck Adams.  We love the Veterans to Farmers story and the work Buck and his … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Santa Barbara Tower Gardens

The Sow Swell team traveled to Santa Barbara this weekend!  Here’s a photo of our awesome digs for the weekend.  Not only did we stay in the cutest Airstream trailer … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

A Better Way to Grow Cilantro

There seem to be two schools of thought on cilantro.  You either love it or hate it.  And I’m not here to debate the merits of cilantro.  Frankly, I know … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · Leave a comment