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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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Gardening

July Gardening Checklist

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

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Gardening

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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Gardening

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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Edible PlantsGardening

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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CulinaryEntertaining

Creative Entertaining Ideas for Summer Parties

The heat is on, and so is the summer party season! Your guests will be delighted by these fresh ideas...

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Gardening

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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Birds & Butterflies

Monarch Butterflies in Southern California

Ron Vanderhoff, Roger’s Gardens and CA Native Plant Society During the past few years, the plight of the Monarch butterfly...

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Birds & ButterfliesEducation

Hummingbirds of Orange County • A Sea and Sage Audubon Society Presentation •

from our friends at Sea & Sage Audubon Society • Orange County Chapter • Explore the life of hummingbirds through...

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Gardening

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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Birds & Butterflies

The Spectacular Biology of Hummingbirds with Peter Mangold D.V.M.

Summertime at Roger’s Gardens is warmly greeted by the stunning displays of our local pollinators. Monarchs float through the air,...

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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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