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Brown Butter Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

Brown Butter Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

So this one time! At band camp! Not really, but that’s how I feel starting this post out. So this one time! I had a recipe go viral on Pinterest! And honestly, I thought the recipe was lost in the dark abyss of the internet, […]

Garden Journal: 29 November 2018

Garden Journal: 29 November 2018

Trying out a new garden journal format so it’s easier for me to pop back and reference things next year! Well, well, well. After admittedly getting a late start planting this season, I was elated when Kristian called me outside on this rainy morning after […]

How to Start a Vegetable Garden as a Total Beginner

How to Start a Vegetable Garden as a Total Beginner

When we moved from our tiny third floor walk-up apartment in Brooklyn to a cute little Santa Monica bungalow with some yard space, one of the first things I did was buy a used compost tumbler on Craigslist. For years, I’d been dreaming of the […]

Better Late Than Never – Fall/Winter Planting

Better Late Than Never – Fall/Winter Planting

Well, despite having all of the soil purchased weeks ago, we didn’t end up direct sowing our seeds until Saturday, November 24, roughly a full month after when I ideally wanted them in the ground! But here’s hoping that our mild weather means that we […]

The Great Grocery Shopping Experiment of 2018

The Great Grocery Shopping Experiment of 2018

Since we’re actually starting to reap the benefits of our little edible garden — almost daily salad greens, heads of cabbage, zucchini, herbs, snap peas, etc — I thought it was high time to do some investigating into our current and recent history of grocery […]

Two Months In!

Two Months In!

I started out with great intentions of keeping a detailed garden log of our first real gardening season, but after penning a few pages here and there with random notes, I sort of threw in the towel. Instead, I’ve been looking back through photos and Instagram […]

The Gang Deconstructs Their Planter

The Gang Deconstructs Their Planter

Little did I know when I woke up today that we’d be taking apart our planter. The plan was to install the stand up paddleboard (SUP) and surfboard hoist underneath the awning on the front of our house. However, after about an hour of holding […]

Urban Gardening Reading for Newbies

Urban Gardening Reading for Newbies

Knowledge is power, so I’m trying to arm myself with as much as possible before undertaking our very ambitious — too ambitious? — urban gardening project. I mentioned the other day that we were hoping the dirt part of the yard would suffice for our […]

Dirty Yard…Soon-To-Be Urban Oasis

Dirty Yard…Soon-To-Be Urban Oasis

Hello hello! You know the excitement that floods every cell in your body when you embark on a new passion project? I feel as though I’m about ready to jump out of my skin just thinking about our currently drab, dirty yard transformed into a […]

Front Yard Veggies – The Journey Begins

Front Yard Veggies – The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining us here at Front Yard Veggies! We had the thought to start this little plot on the Internet while doing research for starting a vegetable garden as total beginners. We’re talking maybe level 2 on a good day, but mostly solid level […]