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August Gardening Checklist

QUICK LINKS: Buy Perennials • Buy Roses • Buy Edible Plants • Buy Soils + Fertilizers • Buy Tools +...

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Gardening

September Gardening Checklist

QUICK LINKS: Buy Perennials • Buy Roses • Buy Edible Plants • Buy Soils + Fertilizers • Buy Tools +...

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ArtistsArts & CraftsHalloween

Allen Cunningham

Allen W. Cunningham was born and raised in Northeast Ohio. From an early age, he showed an interest in art...

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ArtistsArts & CraftsHalloween

Scott Smith

    While collecting and researching antique Halloween pieces, a door creaked open to reveal a haunting cast of characters...

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ArtistsArts & CraftsHalloween

Vergie Lightfoot

Vergie Lightfoot’s original designs include a menagerie of playful and scary cats, a crop of bemused, and variegated pumpkins. Each...

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AgaveEducationGardening

What to Do When Your Agave Blooms

Seeing an agave bloom is always a spectacular sight! Their tall flower stalks look like whimsical trees from a Dr....

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DIYEducationGardeningOrchids

A Complete Guide to Orchid Care for Beginners

Orchid care is different from the standard houseplant care protocol, but even beginners can successfully grow these exotic flowering plants...

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EducationGardeningOrchids

The Most Beautiful Varieties of Orchids to Grow Indoors

There are so many spectacular varieties of orchids—some are more common, while others are rare and exotic. At our garden...

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ConservationEducationMonarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies Could Become Extinct if We Don't Take These 3 Steps, Experts Say

Story by Madeline Holcombe and Jalen Beckford, CNN One of the most popular and recognizable insects is at risk of...

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ConservationEducationGardeningWater-Wise

Water-Wise Plants for Southern California Gardens

Sustaining Nature and Gardens with Less Water Listed below are just a few of the hundreds of Water-Wise plants for...

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ConservationGardeningWater-Wise

California Friendly® Garden Design Ideas

Need Inspiration? Below you will find over many local Orange County gardens that are all demonstrating California Friendly elements. We’ve...

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DIYEducationGardeningLavender

How to Grow Lavender

Lavender is such a spectacular flower. Its dreamy purple blooms remind us of charming English countrysides and wildflower meadows. On...

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ConservationEducationWater-Wise

California cracks down on water use as it sees its most severe drought ever

article resource: npr Water restrictions began Wednesday for 6 million residents in Southern California, as the state enters its third...

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EducationGardeningPoliinator Gardens

7 Activities for Engaging Kids with Pollinator Gardens

Kids love learning about animals—especially when they see them in real life. Creating a pollinator garden is a fantastic way...

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CulinaryEducationGardening

How To Care For Basil Plants

Basil is one of the easiest and fastest culinary herbs to grow. There are so many ways to use it—that...

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EducationGardeningHummingbirds

5 Radiant Red Flowers That Hummingbirds Can't Resist!

Hummingbirds are such breathtaking creatures—you can't help but feel a burst of excitement when you catch a fleeting glimpse of...

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ConservationGardeningWater-Wise

California Friendly® Plants

Choosing Water-Wise California Friendly Plants We have made it easy for you to determine which plants are Water-Wise California Friendly....

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CulinaryEducation

How to Preserve Your Summer Harvest

Is there anything more gourmet than homegrown vegetables? Only fresh vegetables that have been hand-selected and lovingly preserved! Knowing how...

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ConservationEducationEndangered Plants

Rare, Threatened and Endangered Plants of Upper Newport Bay

Most everyone reading this already knows of the incredible botanical treasure that Upper Newport Bay is. Orange County, an area...

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ConservationEducationGardeningLandscapingWater-Wise

Roger's Gardens
Water-Wise Project

Fifteen years ago, Roger’s Gardens was surrounded by lush lawns, lots of them. Times change and so do landscapes. In...

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