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Castle of Costa Mesa Urban Food Forest Garden in Southern California

The Castle of Costa Mesa Permaculture Food Forest

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Upcoming entries:

  • unfinished: Some photos of our urban food forest garden
  • Chicken moat fodder system
  • DIY sun tanning bed for my husband = vermicompost bin = al fresco summer dining bench
  • The fruits we grow
  • Composting
  • Gifting from the garden
  • Vertical gardening and my love of cattle panels
  • My fragrant garden: Roses and others
  • spying on song birds
  • DIY teepee with vines and window
  • harvesting homemade compost for use in the garden
  • Free resources: wood chips, compost, food scraps, leaves
  • butterflies, bees, mason bee, hummingbirds, phoebes, finches, june bug grubs and other wild lives
  • Unfinished page: Meals from our urban home garden
  • Fun and unusual plants
  • Water saving
  • native plants

Local Gardens

  • Environmental Nature Center, Newport Beach
  • Fullerton Arboretum
  • Huntington Gardens
  • Shipley Nature Center, Huntington Beach

Local Farmers Market

  • Orange County Fairgrounds, Thursdays 8am-1pm Costa Mesa, California by 55 fwy Fair Drive Exit.
  • Mariners Farmers Market, Irvine. Saturdays

Nurseries in Orange County, California and vicinity:

  • Rogers Garden, Newport Beach. Inspiring gardening ideas!
  • Las Pilitas Nursery. Native Gardening
  • Little Saigon tropical fruit nurseries
  • Tree of Life nursery


Wild Life in Orange County



2 Comments Post a comment
  1. Linda Waldorf-Dreams Todd #

    Wish I lived in California!!

    January 26, 2013
    • Laura #

      me too

      June 5, 2013

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