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Water Conservation Techniques

Keep Earth Happy: How to Conserve Water in Your Orange County Garden We see gardening as an exciting challenge where...

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David Austin Roses and How to Care for Them in California

David Austin is an award-winning breeder known for his outstanding roses that combine the beauty and fragrance of a classic...

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What Can I Plant with Milkweed?

Locally native Milkweed is an absolute must-have for California gardens—the fate of our monarch butterfly populations depends on it! You...

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Yves Piaget Rose Review

The Yves Piaget Rose has been getting a lot of attention lately, and many gardeners are curious if it lives...

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Everything You Need to Know About Fertilizer

Fertilizer is an essential part of growing healthy plants, but irresponsible use of synthetic formulas has led to some catastrophic...

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Pink Panther Foxglove • How to Care for This Beautiful Blooming Plant

How to Care for Foxglove Foxglove is a fabulous perennial with an incredibly long bloom time—from spring until fall—and the...

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The Buzz On Bees • How Pollinators Help Our Gardens

How Are Bees Important to the Environment? We receive a lot of inquiries about how bees are vital to the...

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Planting Pre-Sprouted Bulbs

The Why & How of Planting Bulbs That Have Already Started to Sprout Nothing says "spring" more than a garden...

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Dazzling Dahlias and How to Grow Them

Dahlias are a family of flowers known for their tall, ultra-vibrant blooms that are popular for cut flower arrangements. Most...

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The Best Low-Growing Groundcover Plants

There are so many gorgeous groundcover plants we can grow in Southern California, and they serve several purposes. They’re great...

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Tomato Terminology: Gardening Tomatoes Made Easy

Tomatoes come in many shapes, colors, and sizes, but before you start deciding whether you want to grow beefsteaks or...

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Tomatomania Chooses Its Tomato of the Year!

AND THE WINNER IS… ‘Bronze Torch’ How Do We Decide? There are SO many good tomatoes for home gardeners. Flavor...

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Essential Tips for Caring for Your Houseplants

Essential Watering Tips for for Your Houseplantswith Melissa Martens Learning when and how to water your plants is one of...

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Everything You Need to Know About Pruning Roses

Roses are classically beautiful, but growing them takes some knowledge. If you’re new to pruning roses or are wondering how...

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5 Garden Trends To Watch For In 2022

There is no doubt the last two years had a significant impact on the world of gardening. When working and...

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How to Make Homemade Fairy Gardens

Miniature gardens have been trending lately, and what better time to try it out than over the holidays? This is...

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Move Over Mulch

Making a Case for Swapping Mulch With Groundcover Plants We’ve all heard the countless benefits of adding mulch to your...

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Milkweeds and Monarchs
A Little Good News

Authors: Ron Vanderhoff, Mike Evans and Bob Allen Monarch butterflies are on the rebound in California. Early counts show a...

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Milkweed & Monarchs: How You Made a Difference

  From Our Friends at Tree of Life Nursery Author: Mike Evans “Do enough before it’s too late,” I once...

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5 DIY Crafts to Repurpose Broken Terracotta Pots

Terracotta pots are a necessity for every garden! They're made of all-natural clay free from chemical dyes, they have a...

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