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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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Choosing and Caring for Beautiful Begonias

Beautiful begonias! It's easy to see why begonias are one of the most renowned plants on the market, with almost...

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6 Simple & Stunning Hanging Basket Design Ideas

Hanging baskets are the easiest way to spice up your outdoor space, but with so many possibilities to choose from,...

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Bird & Butterfly Garden

QUICK LINKS: Buy Soil + Fertilizer • Buy Tools + Accessories Buy Planters + Pottery + Containers When outdoor plant...

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Medicinal Plants & Pollinators

QUICK LINKS: Buy Soil + Fertilizer • Buy Tools + Accessories Buy Planters + Pottery + Containers The act of...

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May Gardening Checklist

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

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California Native Plants

Salvia apiana An Orange County native Salvia! Striking silvery white lance-shaped leaves are held on stiff branches that grow 2’...

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Cocktail Herb Gardens By Christopher Nichols

QUICK LINKS: Buy Outdoor Planted Containers • Buy Tools + Accessories As the world begins to open up here in...

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Our Favorite Annual Bedding Plants

Our Favorite Annual Bedding Plants Bedding annuals are here, and we’re beyond ready to “grow” wild in our garden beds!...

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The Magic Behind the Disneyland Rose

You’ve heard the expression “every rose has its thorn,” but every rose also has a story. This is the tale...

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The Itoh Peony: An Orange County Favorite

The Itoh peony is truly in a league of its own. You can’t help but swoon over its elegant blooms...

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April Gardening Checklist

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

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Your Houseplant Horoscope Is In!

QUICK LINKS: • Buy Indoor Plants • Buy Plant Containers You can never have too many houseplants—but which one should...

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How to Grow Vegetables in Any Outdoor Space

QUICK LINKS: • Buy Soil + Fertilizer • Buy Tools + Accessories No outdoor space is the “wrong size” for...

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The Quest for the Perfect Tomato

Tomatoes are by far the most widely-grown garden veggie in North America, and why wouldn't they be? The flavors, colors,...

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Why Roses Have Captured Our Hearts: History, Meaning, and Care Guide

Have you ever wondered why roses are so universally adored? It turns out that roses have come by their reputation...

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