The Cali Garden

Happy Leafs

Only the California sunshine within the valleys only found outside of LA nourishes these leaves!

Juice On-Demand

Two fully mature Orange variety trees not only provide shade but an endless amount of sweet nectar!

Saves Water

Redesigned with water in mind, most of the plants in the garden are water-saver natives

Roses, Roses, Roses!

This one in-particular is a favorite. Picked up from the 'Clearance Rack of Plants' one sad day in a Depot, he perked right up with the proper care. Now one of our most reliable rose bush, this mysterious guy has deep scarlet scores on the deepest petals and provides the sweetest scent now in our seasonal Pantie Packs.

Happy and Healthy Tummy

Not only full of flowers and butterflies, the birds and the bees have helped provide a countless amount of fresh vegetables for the eating. A true hero for us in the middle of the Pandemic, growing our own from seed has been the most delish endeavor yet. Most varieties purchased from Johnny's and grown in the SoCal Valleys, they burst with flavor in a way I did not know a tomato could!

Sunflowers Galore!

Again from Johnny's - our absolutely favorite plants in the garden. Humming the bees at peak hours of noon, these are always a delight to watch sway in a slight summer breeze.

The Crowdfunder!

Honestly, two years seems like a long time to work so slowly towards something but every step taken and mistake made lead me to IFundWomen where they gave me the confidence (and crash course) I needed to continue onward! From proof of concept to crowdfunding, I'll take you through it all...

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Why Silver??


Silver is a natural element with symbol Ag and atomic number 47 and has long been recognized throughout history as having natural antimicrobial properties. While the term ‘antibacterial’ refers only to bacteria, ‘antimicrobial’ refers to a wider range of organisms including bacteria, molds, fungi and others. Scientists have discovered that silver interrupts the bacteria’s ability to form the chemical bonds essential to its survival. It has been found that out of all the metals with antimicrobial properties, silver has the most effective antibacterial action and the least toxicity to human cells.. (Guggenbichler et al., 1999)

V-Tech, Our Supplier

V Technical Textiles has dedicated their extensive industry expertise to design products constructed with ionic silver. The benefits of silver are transferred onto the fabric through an ion exchange.

The silver ions bind with microbes that they come in contact with irreparably damaging them, disrupting their normal cell function which stops them from reproducing and ultimately results in the death of the cell. Fabrics prepared in this manner were able to reduce S. aureus and E. coli cell counts by 97% and 91% respectively.

No Fear Laundry

Even after subjecting the fabric to 20 laundry cycles, the fabric samples were still able to reduce S. aureus and E. coli cell counts by 94% and 85% respectively. Fabrics prepared in this manner are used by individuals working in the medical field or those who often work with microbes to prevent the spread of infectious bacteria (El-Rafie et al., 2010)