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Native Plant Favorites for Small Spaces & Containers

Heuchera maxima, Coral Bells One of the best and most popular. Hummingbirds love the flowers too. A bit of shade,...

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Native Plants for Small Spaces and Containers

Even small spaces like patios and balconies can support California native plants and bring the benefits of wildlife habitat and...

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July Gardening Checklist

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

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Fuchsia Gardening Success

Living at the end of Brookhurst Street in Huntington Beach, a mile from the ocean, fuchsias were my first big...

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Understanding Plant Zones in Orange County, California

Having returned from garden visits this summer to places like Portland, Vancouver and England, I feel compelled to write about...

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Why Succulents Make Perfect California Friendly® Gardens

by Ron Vanderhoff I’m sure it must have been a Jade Plant. Thirty years ago Jade Plants and Iceplants were...

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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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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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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

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

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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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