Gustavo the Gardenator

Gustavo Uribe is a fifth generation agricultural specialist who has worked as a professional gardener in Santa Barbara for more than 30 years. Among other clients, he’s tended to the Marymount Academy, the SBCC Wake Center, and plenty of multimillion dollar homes. Originally from a ranch town outside of Guadalajara, Mexico, he grows avocados, limes, peppers, herbs, and roses at his home near San Marcos High School. These weekly columns are translated from Spanish to English by Gustavo’s son, Gustavo, a staff member of The Santa Barbara Independent.

October 28, 2015 Leaf Blowing 101

October 21, 2015 How to Care for Backyard Grapevines

October 7, 2015 Border Patrol for Your Vegetable Garden

September 23, 2015 DIY Drip System for Drought Gardening

September 9, 2015 Red Hot Chili Peppers 101

September 3, 2015 How to Grow a Jaw-Dropping Rose Garden

August 26, 2015 Commercial Landscapers vs. Independent Gardeners

August 11, 2015 Survive the Drought, Mexican Style

July 23, 2015 How to Hire a Gardener

July 23, 2015 5 Signs of a Good Gardener