32 new varieties of Brad Gates' 'Wow-Factor' favorites Organically grown exclusively for us.    FIG EARTH SUPPLY THIS WEEKEND!  This year we've grown 32 varieties of unique,  Brad Gates/Wild Boar Farms  Tomatoes with our nursery partners at the  Grow Good Farm . The Daddy of Dazzling Tomatoes, Brad Gates has been developing these amazing bi-color and striped varieties for over 20 years. Notorious for their extreme flavor, fascinating looks and culinary panache.  These unique varieties include Dark Galaxy, Cosmic Eclipse, Dragons Eye, Pineapple Pig, Solar Flare, Sweet Tooth, Chestnut Chocolate, Indigo Apply, Sweet Cream, Boars Tooth and the amazing Secret Sauce (a stunning seedless paste Tomato)... and more  We also have a wide variety of traditional varieties including Cherokee Purple, Green Zebra Cherry, Spoon, Costoluto Genovese, Cascade Lava, Paul Robeson, San Marzano, Celebrity, Frosted Green Doctor, Brandywine, Momotaro, Early Girl and many more.     Fig Earth Supply  this weekend.   We also have unique herbs, berries and fruit trees, and a wonderful preview of the season's peppers, eggplants, cucumbers and Squash. Don't forget trellises, tomato cages, garden tools and some next level soil amendments for your garden, such as  humic acid , crab meal Azomite and of course EB Stone Organics blend 420. We'll even have vegan fertilizer for those of you who requested it.

32 new varieties of Brad Gates' 'Wow-Factor' favorites Organically grown exclusively for us.
 

FIG EARTH SUPPLY THIS WEEKEND!

This year we've grown 32 varieties of unique, Brad Gates/Wild Boar Farms Tomatoes with our nursery partners at the Grow Good Farm. The Daddy of Dazzling Tomatoes, Brad Gates has been developing these amazing bi-color and striped varieties for over 20 years. Notorious for their extreme flavor, fascinating looks and culinary panache.

These unique varieties include Dark Galaxy, Cosmic Eclipse, Dragons Eye, Pineapple Pig, Solar Flare, Sweet Tooth, Chestnut Chocolate, Indigo Apply, Sweet Cream, Boars Tooth and the amazing Secret Sauce (a stunning seedless paste Tomato)... and more

We also have a wide variety of traditional varieties including Cherokee Purple, Green Zebra Cherry, Spoon, Costoluto Genovese, Cascade Lava, Paul Robeson, San Marzano, Celebrity, Frosted Green Doctor, Brandywine, Momotaro, Early Girl and many more. 

 Fig Earth Supply this weekend. 

We also have unique herbs, berries and fruit trees, and a wonderful preview of the season's peppers, eggplants, cucumbers and Squash. Don't forget trellises, tomato cages, garden tools and some next level soil amendments for your garden, such as humic acid, crab meal Azomite and of course EB Stone Organics blend 420. We'll even have vegan fertilizer for those of you who requested it.

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TomatoMania -  Fri. March 9th thru Sun. March 11th

TOMATOMANIA HITS FIG EARTH SUPPLY THIS WEEKEND!

We're thrilled to host our 3rd annual Tomatomania tomato plant sale here at Fig Earth Supply this weekend. We'll have over 75 different varieties of heirloom, open-pollinated and classic tomato varieties in all shapes, size and colors for your summer garden- we're talking black, green, orange, yellow, "blue", striped, mottled, tie-dyed and oh yes of course- red, too!

We'll also have traditional and unique herbs, berries and fruit trees, and a wonderful preview of the season's peppers, eggplants, cucumbers and zucchinis. Don't forget trellises, tomato cages, garden tools and some next level soil amendments for your garden, such as humic acid, crab meal Azomite and of course EB Stone Organics blend 420. We'll even have vegan fertilizer for those of you who requested it.

See you here!

 

 

Stone Fruit Tree Sale And

free workshop this weekend Jan 20 2018

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Pick up your Bare-Root Fruit Trees this Weekend Jan 20/21 2018 at Fig and talk to our Fruit Tree specialist Joanna Glovinsky who will be holding a hands-on Stone-fruit tree workshop at 11:00 am. Bring your questions and learn how to plant and care for your fruit trees. 

Now's the perfect time to plant Stone-Fruits and we have over 100 unique Bare-Root Trees arriving this week. All these trees have been carefully chosen with the guidance of Dave Wilson Nursery for their low chill-hour requirement and suitability for Socal conditions. 



Pre-order your Tree by emailing us

These trees usually sell out fast, so this year we are accepting pre-orders by e-mailing us at info@figearthsupply.com. Send your name, telephone number and which trees you want to purchase. We'll hold them for you so you wont miss out.


Apples: Anna, Dorsett Golden - $29.95 ea
Apricots: Blenheim - $29.95 ea
Cherry: Minnie Royal - $34.95 ea
Jujube: Li - $49.95
Peaches: Donut 'Stark Saturn’, Red Baron  $24.95

Asian Pear: 20th Century - $29.95 ea
Persimmon: Fuyu 'Jiro’  - $49.95 ea
Plum: Weeping Santa Rosa, $29.95 ea
Pluot: Dapple Supreme, Emerald Drop & Flavorosa - $34.99 ea


Free Stone-Fruit tree planting Workshop with Joanna Glovinsky
Saturday jan 20 2018 11:00 am


Joanna Glovinsky is the fruit tree expert for the artist collaboration known asFallen Fruit.  She plants, tends and maps fruit trees in public spaces throughout Los Angeles. Joanna will give a hands-on step by step demonstration on how to plant a your new trees, and also talk about pruning, fertilization and care for stone fruit trees. This workshop is Free.


 

 

Two unique off-site pruning workshops with fruit tree specialist, Joanna Glovinsky. Sun Dec 3rd & Sat Dec 9th 2017

 


Fruit tree care Workshop #1

'Backyard Orcharding' 
Sunday 12/3,10:00am

 

Fruit tree care Workshop #2
– The art of pruning

Saturday 12/9,10:00am

(Please note that these two workshops are off-site with limited capacity of 15 people for Class#1 and 10 people for Class #2. Cost is $25 per person per class. For reservations e-mail info@figearthsupply.com or call 323 224 3938)

 

 

Fruit tree care workshop #1 'Backyard Orcharding' 
Sunday 12/3,10:00am


This workshop will take place at a home a few minutes away from Fig Earth Supply and will focus on citrus and fig tree care with a sprinkle of apples and peaches. There are many fruit tree species located on this property and most are planted close together so as we learn about citrus and figs, we are also going become experts in backyard orcharding, also known as high density planting. In this workshop, you will learn:

  • High density planting
    • The difference between planting trees too close together vs. high density planting
    • How do you maintain high density plantings?
    • Basic pruning techniques
  • Citrus tree care
    • The basics of citrus tree care
    • What do citrus need to be happy, healthy and produce their best fruit
    • How to prune your citrus trees
  • Fig tree care
    • The basics of fig tree care
    • What figs need to be happy, healthy and produce their best fruit
    • How to prune your fig trees
  • How to prune an apple tree

We will meet at Fig Earth Supply and then take a short ride to the residential orchard where the workshop will be held. Please note, this workshop is not suitable for young children. Come prepared with closed toed shoes, long sleeves and glasses or protective eyewear (citrus can be thorny). 



Fruit tree care workshop #2 – The art of pruning
Saturday 12/9,10:00am

 

This workshop will take place at a residential orchard close by Fig Earth Supply and will focus on stone fruit and pomegranate tree pruning and care. Both species present a wonderful opportunity to learn the fundamentals of pruning fruit trees. In this workshop, you will learn:

  • Pruning fundamentals
    • when and why to prune your trees
    • proper tools and tool care
    • pruning cuts
  • Pomegranate tree care
    • growing habits
    • what pomegranate trees need to be healthy, happy and produce their best fruit
    • how to prune a pomegranate
  • Stone fruit tree care
    • growing habits of stone fruit, in particular peaches, plums and apricots
    • what stone fruit trees need to be healthy, happy and produce their best fruit
    • how to prune peaches, plums and apricot trees

 
 

We will meet at Fig Earth Supply and then take a short ride to the residential orchard where the workshop will be held. Please note, this workshop is not suitable for young children. Come prepared with closed toed shoes, long sleeves and glasses or protective eyewear (citrus can be thorny). 

 

 

 

RECENT NURSERY ADDITIONS

Finally the severe heat has abated and there's no better time to plant your cool weather crops. We have lots of new arrivals including lovely Bibb lettuce, Lollo Rosso Lettuce, Iceberg Lettuce, Green and Red Romaine Lettuce and more.

Tons of leafy greens including Beira (Portuguese) Kale, Siberian Kale, Tuscan Kale, Dinosaur Kale, Collard greens, Chinese Cabbage, Swiss and Rainbow Chards

Heady herbs include Cilantro, Chervil, Chives, Salad Burnett, Holy Basil (Tulsi), Lemon Verbena, Lemon Thyme, Berggarten Sage, Pineapple Sage, Chamomile, Wild Arugula, Sorrel, Curly leaf and Italian Parsley.

And some specials just in include gorgeous Romenesco Brocoli, Purple Fava Beans, White and Red cabbage, Purple carrots, Utah Tall Celery.

Don't forget the flowers! Calendula, Zinnia, Purple and yellow Viola, Marigolds. And there's also lots of Alpine and Albion Strawberries.

 

Mix'n'Match Sale on all Organic, Heirloom Lettuce, Kale and Leafy Greens. $25 per flat! Sat/Sun December 9th/10Th 2017

     This weekend only - Mix'n'Match a full flat of rare, delicious Lettuce, Chard and Kale varieties.    Just $25 per flat (must buy one flat - 20 plants)        Did you know? One cup of raw kale has just 33 calories, yet contains 684% of vitamin K, 206% of vitamin A, 134% of vitamin C, plus omega-3s, iron, magnesium, calcium, folate, fiber, iron, and 2 grams of protein.    Lettuces are rich in  calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, zinc along with vitamins like thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin B-6, C, A, E, and vitamin K.

 

This weekend only - Mix'n'Match a full flat of rare, delicious Lettuce, Chard and Kale varieties.

Just $25 per flat (must buy one flat - 20 plants)


 

Did you know?
One cup of raw kale has just 33 calories, yet contains 684% of vitamin K, 206% of vitamin A, 134% of vitamin C, plus omega-3s, iron, magnesium, calcium, folate, fiber, iron, and 2 grams of protein.

Lettuces are rich in  calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, zinc along with vitamins like thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin B-6, C, A, E, and vitamin K.

  Give the gift of growing this Holiday Season. We have gift Certificates in any denomination. We can also mail them for you. Contact us at  info@figearthsupply.com

Give the gift of growing this Holiday Season. We have gift Certificates in any denomination. We can also mail them for you. Contact us at info@figearthsupply.com

KIDS EARTH ARTS CAMP: WINTER 2017

with Jennifer Gutierrez-Morgan Dec 18th -Jan 6th

  KIDS EARTH ARTS CAMP: WINTER 2017     W H E R E  A R T & E A R T H  M E E T  We are excited to offer our first EARTH ARTS CAMP FOR CHILDREN with Jennifer Gutierrez-Morgan who will explore both traditional and non-traditional methods of blending earthwork and art, with fun projects like vegetable printing, seed ball making, india ink painting, mixed media botanical mobile design, clay pot building, natural dyeing and more!  Open to kids aged 6-12.    Classes run three weeks from M O N D A Y - F R I D A Y . 10 a m - 3 p m    W E E K 1: DECEMBER 18 - DECEMBER 22, 2017 Cost per week $499  W E E K 2: DECEMBER 26 - DECEMBER 29, 2017 Cost per week $399    W E E K 3: January 02 - January 05, 2017 Cost per week $399    F E E S  I N C L U D E :    All professional grade materials;    2 healthy snacks per day;    One-on-one instruction;    End of week portfolio.    R E G I S T R A T I O N : Please email:  JENNIFER@FIGEARTHSUPPLY.COM  with the following information:  1) Dates interested in attending (Week#). 2) Name of child/children and age(s). 3) Any specific material or project interests of child/children.  *FAMILY REGISTRATION and MULTIPLE WEEK DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE!*   PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION ENDS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2017

KIDS EARTH ARTS CAMP: WINTER 2017


W H E R E  A R T & E A R T H  M E E T

We are excited to offer our first EARTH ARTS CAMP FOR CHILDREN with Jennifer Gutierrez-Morgan who will explore both traditional and non-traditional methods of blending earthwork and art, with fun projects like vegetable printing, seed ball making, india ink painting, mixed media botanical mobile design, clay pot building, natural dyeing and more! 
Open to kids aged 6-12.


Classes run three weeks from M O N D A Y - F R I D A Y . 10 a m - 3 p m

W E E K 1: DECEMBER 18 - DECEMBER 22, 2017
Cost per week $499

W E E K 2: DECEMBER 26 - DECEMBER 29, 2017
Cost per week $399


W E E K 3: January 02 - January 05, 2017
Cost per week $399


F E E S  I N C L U D E :

All professional grade materials;

2 healthy snacks per day;

One-on-one instruction;

End of week portfolio.

R E G I S T R A T I O N :
Please email: JENNIFER@FIGEARTHSUPPLY.COM with the following information:

1) Dates interested in attending (Week#).
2) Name of child/children and age(s).
3) Any specific material or project interests of child/children.

*FAMILY REGISTRATION and MULTIPLE WEEK DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE!*


PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION ENDS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2017

 
 
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Romanesco Broccoli

One of the oldest known leaf vegetable consumed by humans, watercress is chock-full of good things for your body. We're talking rich in vitamins A, B6, C, and K, riboflavin, calcium, manganese, and folate all the while being low in carbs, protein, and dietary fiber.

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Leafy greens

We have lots of new arrivals including lovely Bibb lettuce, Lollo Rosso Lettuce, Iceberg Lettuce, Green and Red Romaine Lettuce and more.


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Holy Basil

Considered a sacred plant in Indian culture, this variety of basil makes the best purifying, anti-stress tea and infusion. It's supposedly also good for getting rid of mosquitoes.

Bare Root Fruit Tree Sale and Workshop Sat Jan 20 2018

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German chamomile

Another plant for your teacup! Chamomile is used for it's calming and soothing properties. The beautiful white and yellow flowers are beautiful for the garden, too.


Tons of leafy greens including Beira (Portuguese) Kale, Siberian Kale, Tuscan Kale, Dinosaur Kale, Collard greens, Chinese Cabbage, Swiss and Rainbow Chards

And some specials just in include gorgeous Romenesco Brocoli, Purple Fava Beans, White and Red cabbage, Purple carrots, Utah Tall Celery.

Don't forget the flowers! Calendula, Zinnia, Purple and yellow Viola, Marigolds. And there's also lots of Alpine and Albion Strawberries.

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Rue 

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zinnias add a dramatic display in a garden. They are edible, along with everything else we have at the nursery, and are a beneficial plant for your vegetables, attracting good insects to help your garden out.

Mix'n'Match Sale on all Organic, Heirloom Lettuce, Kale and Leafy Greens. $25 per flat! Sat/Sun December 9th/10Th 2017