School Garden Party Recipes

Fun with popcorn

Cooking with young gardeners is so much fun! These recipes are meant to appeal to young adventurous taste buds, as well as more mature tongues. They also offer many opportunities for young hands to help. We hope your family enjoys these dishes as much as we do!

Tossed Green Lettuce Salad

Tea Sandwiches


Kale Salad

Cabbage Salad with Jewels

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Black-eyed pea salad



Produce Exchange Reminder


It’s coming the last Saturday of the Month at the Jamul Primary School parking lot, 14567 Lyons Valley Road, Jamul, 11:00-12:30. It’s the East County Produce Exchange. Bring your extra lemons and oranges. Bring your lettuce and kale and other winter crops that you have been growing in your garden. See what your neighbors are growing. Find out how they grow it. Often people bring seeds and seedlings and flowers to share, as well. Even if you don’t have anything to share, come on by, meet your neighbors and take home some home grown fruits and veggies. For more information go to East County Produce Exchange.


Winter Gardening Tips


Winter Veggies

Winter Veggies

1. Plant cool season vegetables which include beets, carrots, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, lettuce, peas, radishes, turnips, white potatoes.

2. Plant any of these flowers California poppy, dianthus, larkspur, marigold, snapdragon, stock, sweet pea, and pansies.

3. Plant seeds for dill, oregano, and parsley.

4. Plant bare root varieties of roses, fruit trees, rhubarb, and cane berries.

5. Prune roses and stone fruit trees.

6. Pull weeds before they flower and spread their seeds.

7. Take out old tomato, squash, and pepper plants and compost them. This helps control deceases and pests.

Produce Exchange

The Produce Exchange is the last Saturday of the month 11:00 to 12:30 at the parking lot of the Jamul Primary School, 14567 Lyons Valley Road, Jamul, CA 91935.

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