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Introducing the New Petunia 'Lavender Dreams'

If you’re a gardening enthusiast looking to add a splash of color and fragrance to your garden, you’ll be delighted...

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How to Create a Spring Garden Party

How to Create a Spring Garden Party Spring is a time of renewal and celebration, and what better way to...

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How to Design a Spring Outdoor Container Garden in Southern California

Spring in Southern California is a gardener's delight, offering mild temperatures and ample sunshine. It's the perfect time to create...

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Bare Root Plants: The Best Way to Grow Your Own Garden - Fresh Strawberries

Fresh strawberries are a staple in our garden, enjoyed equally by my family and our pups with every trek down...

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THE FIG AND THE FIG WASP

The Power of Coevolution and an Ancient Tale of Fatal Attraction Every Southern California home orchard should have a fig...

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Plant Annie’s Annuals and Perennials: Your Garden Will Never Be the Same

Photo courtesy of Annie’s Annuals & Perennials Nestled in the urban landscape of the East Bay is a hidden treasure....

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Experience The Flavors of Spring with Fresh Edible Flowers

On warm spring days growing up, I would often pause beneath our large honeysuckle bush, admiring the gentle hum of...

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Pizza Thyme: The Best Herb for Italian Night

Little compares to the savory scent of hot pizza in the oven, especially when homemade with garden fresh ingredients. Pizza...

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Carpet of Stars: Changing The Face of Curb Appeal

Lawns are a problem for California. A bold accusation, I know, but it’s true. Non-functional lawns are thirstily soaking up...

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Growing Different Lettuce Varieties

Salad is a staple at many meals but the same store-bought lettuces can become dull after a while. Growing your...

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Building a Fragrance-Focused Garden

Gardening is an incredible way to explore your creativity and cultivate a tranquil, happy space. Vibrant colors, rich textures, and...

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Philodendrons and Why You Should Grow Them

Philodendrons are an excellent addition to any indoor plant collection. Their glossy foliage comes in a stunning variety of colors...

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Uplifting Color Combinations for Your Outdoor Space

For many of us, our gardens are a refuge from the rest of our busy lives. Whether it's smelling the...

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Caring for Your Fresh
Cut Christmas Tree

Selecting and taking home a fresh-cut Christmas tree is one of the most exciting parts of the holiday season, but...

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Creative Ways to Add Fruit Trees and Plants to Small Spaces

Who says you need a big, sprawling orchard to grow delicious organic fruit? There are plenty of creative ways to...

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Plants with Architectural Characteristics

Some plants just have a perfectly statuesque quality—bold and contemporary with an artistic edge. Adding them strategically to your garden...

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Cool-Season Garden Prep

Nothing perks up a cloudy, gray February day like a bushel of fresh, colorful vegetables straight from the garden! While...

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Edible Plant Combinations for Mini Starter Gardens

Want to try growing veggies and other edible plants but don’t know where to start? Container gardens are the perfect...

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How to Design a Cut Flower Garden

Having a beautiful garden to brighten your outdoor scenery is always nice—but wouldn’t it be lovely to bring all that...

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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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