Picking Peppers for the Garden

Picking Peppers for the Garden

With spring just days away, it’s time to start preparing your garden plan for peak planting season. Last year I had great success growing Serrano and Jalapeño Chiles and this year I’ve decided to broaden my repertoire. I’m mad about making salsas and hot sauce. One...

How to Grow Tomatoes w/ Steve List

We are very happy for Steve List to join us to teach us all about growing tomatoes this Spring and Summer. Tomatoes are some of our favorite foods to grow every year, and Steve List has always been helpful in showing us tips and tricks for how to grow some of the...
Healthy Soil Class Recap

Healthy Soil Class Recap

Randy Ritchie hosted an amazing class about building healthy soil in an organic garden. We thought we would do a quick recap of the main points for those of you who weren’t able to make it. Randy started off by saying something incredibly blunt, but incredibly...
Bare Root Rose Planting Guide

Bare Root Rose Planting Guide

Allison Starcher is back with more great gardening tips. This time, it’s a great guide for planting bare root roses. Whether you are planting in the ground in your garden, or planting in a pot on your balcony or patio, Allison shows you the best way to plant...
Worm Composting for Beginners

Worm Composting for Beginners

I believe any and everyone is capable of practicing vermicomposting (Worm Composting). Even those limited on space, living in a small apartment. Whether you’re creating soil for an entire farm or your house plants and windowsill herb garden, the benefits are endless....
Healthy Soil Class Recap

Building Healthy Soil

What we feed our soil is not only important in terms of plant and ecological health, but for an organic gardener, it is everything! It is the most critical element of gardening. Having an awareness of the biology, the microbes in the soil, and what role they play in...
Organic Gardening 101 with Dr. Earth

Organic Gardening 101 with Dr. Earth

Join us Saturday, January 16th at 11:00 am for a virtual gardening class about the basics of organic gardening, what makes it organic, and how Dr. Earth products work.  The workshop will be taught by industry expert Oscar Fortis. A Southern California native and avid...
2020 Holiday Decorating Contest

2020 Holiday Decorating Contest

One of our favorite things about December is the unique and creative ways everyone decorates for the holidays. Show off how you’ve styled your space for the season and enter for a chance to win a $100 giftcard to any of our five store locations. Contest Rules &...
2020 Fall Decorating Contest Winners

2020 Fall Decorating Contest Winners

Congratulations 2020 Fall Decorating Contest Winners! 1st Place –    Gracy Peña 2nd Place –   Frank Keith T-3rd Place – Diane Elander T-3rd Place – Suzanne Etienne Congratulations to our winners! A member of Anawalt’s team will be...

Fall Decorating Ideas

Written by: Kate, Marketing Department and lover of all things Fall  If the October beverage menu at Starbucks tells us anything, it’s that people LOVE the fall. I have no shame in admitting I am very much one of those people. Give me all the pumpkin spice beverages...

Preparing Your Garden for Fall

August is the ideal month to plan your fall garden. While we’re able to grow vegetables year round here in Southern California, there is still some basic garden maintenance that needs to take place to get the most out of your plants. Below you will find our essential...
How to Grow a Tea Garden at Home

How to Grow a Tea Garden at Home

Did you know that you can grow and brew your own beverages? Check out our guide to growing a tea garden for all of our tips and tricks! Where Should You Grow Your Tea Garden? The best part about a tea garden is that most herbs can be grown indoors! Don’t worry if you...
Summer Paint Color Inspiration

Summer Paint Color Inspiration

Brighten up your month with these fresh paint colors inspired by summer fruits, gardens, and nature from Pratt & Lambert Paints.  Citrus Hues A great way to add a pop of color.  These are bright and punchy colors that will add life to anything in your home. Where...

A Guide to Decorating With Indoor Plants

Spending so much time cooped up indoors during quarantine made me want to bring the outdoors in. To combat quarantine boredom and help me pass the time, I decided to spruce up a bookshelf in my sunroom. I needed something that was affordable and doable given limited...
Planting Tomatoes in Pots

Planting Tomatoes in Pots

Now more than ever is a great time to grow your own vegetables! Check out our video on how to properly plant tomatoes in pots. Perfect for outdoor spaces of all sizes! See the video and planting instructions below. Be sure to follow us on Instagram and share what...