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July Gardening Checklist

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

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How to Design Summer Outdoor Container Gardens

Container garden envy is real! Who among us hasn’t passed by an expertly crafted container arrangement and wished we had...

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Creating a California Friendly® Garden

by Ron Vanderhoff I’m convinced – gardeners love the outdoors, love nature and love the earth more than most people....

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California Friendly® Gardening Solutions

Reduce Runoff and Water Use by Ron Vanderhoff “Runoff” is a very bad feature of many landscapes. It is water...

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Designing with Succulents

Designing with Succulents Succulents and cactus have experienced a surge in popularity over the last few years, and for good...

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California Friendly® Plants

Choosing California Friendly Plants We have made it easy for you to determine which plants are California Friendly. To choose...

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Caring for Citrus Trees

Caring for Citrus Trees   Citrus trees love our climate—this is Orange County, after all! Just about any variety of...

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Solving Common Issues with Fiddle Leaf Figs

Solving Common Issues with Fiddle Leaf Figs   Is your fiddle acting finicky? Fiddle leaf figs (Ficus lyrata) are some...

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June Gardening Checklist

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

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Dwarf Plumeria- Tips for Care & Garden Design

Dwarf plumeria is a compact version of an iconic flowering tree, also referred to as frangipani. The signature blooms of...

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Monarchs and Milkweed, What Gardeners Need to Know

Buy Milkweed UPDATE: Roger’s Gardens no longer sells or recommends tropical milkweed. The nation’s leading Monarch conservation organizations now recommend...

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Monarch Butterfly Endangered?

Buy Milkweed Monarch Butterfly Endangered? The Monarch Butterfly is now under consideration by U.S. Fish and Wildlife to be named...

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Growing Roses Along The Orange Coast

I’m debating writing this column. There’s already too much written about rose care. Prune this way, feed that way. This...

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How to Create a Bird-Friendly Garden

from our friends at Sea & Sage Audubon Society • Orange County Chapter • You can help birds in your...

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6 Big, Bold Houseplants With Gorgeous Green Leaves

If you’re on the lookout for some statement houseplants with big, bright green leaves, these six stunners are at the...

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Bearded Iris Just Want to be Understood

Bearded iris are misunderstood in the coastal gardens of southern California. Like many other peculiarities of local gardening, confusion begins...

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Dahlias in the Garden

It’s the beginning of a new year. What this signifies to many gardeners is that it’s time to start planning...

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From The Ground Up - Creating Healthy Soil

Healthy soil = healthy plants: every gardener eventually succumbs to this fundamental principle. Nonetheless, there are still those among us...

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How to Dig a Hole

Sometimes simple things are taken for granted. Fortunately, most of us eventually learn how to fold a shirt, peel an...

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How to Design a DIY Succulent Garden in 5 Steps

There’s something about a succulent garden that’s just so cool, modern, and full of personality! They are anything but boring,...

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