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The Magical Meyer Lemon

If I only had room for one citrus in my garden, I’m sure I’d choose a Meyer Lemon. When I...

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Carpet of Stars: Changing The Face of Curb Appeal

Lawns are a problem for California. A bold accusation, I know, but it’s true. Non-functional lawns are thirstily soaking up...

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Tomatomania’s Tomato of The Year for 2023

Tomatomania's Tomato of the Year: ‘Dwarf Melanie's Ballet’ The Little Tomato with Big Flavor How Do We Decide on The...

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Tomatomania Recommendations

Now that you have selected your tomatoes, here are some helpful tips, to ensure a long, productive and delicious tomato...

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Growing Different Lettuce Varieties

Salad is a staple at many meals but the same store-bought lettuces can become dull after a while. Growing your...

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Girl Scouts’ Monarch Butterfly Project
A Roger's Gardens Story

Resource: Janice Billings, CdMRA Board Member (CdMSW) & CdMRA Historical Resources Committee Volunteer Some wise person said, “Not all heroes...

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Building a Fragrance-Focused Garden

Gardening is an incredible way to explore your creativity and cultivate a tranquil, happy space. Vibrant colors, rich textures, and...

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How To Plant Early-Season Roses

SELECT A SITE Roses like full-sun, usually the more the better. They also like good air circulation, so avoid overcrowding...

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Philodendrons and Why You Should Grow Them

Philodendrons are an excellent addition to any indoor plant collection. Their glossy foliage comes in a stunning variety of colors...

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December Gardening Checklist

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

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Uplifting Color Combinations for Your Outdoor Space

For many of us, our gardens are a refuge from the rest of our busy lives. Whether it's smelling the...

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Caring for Your Fresh
Cut Christmas Tree

Selecting and taking home a fresh-cut Christmas tree is one of the most exciting parts of the holiday season, but...

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How to Grow and Care for Figs in Southern California

Figs may have originated in the Mediterranean, but we are fortunate to have them in the southern states, thriving in...

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Blue Plants for a Soothing Landscape

The color of the sky, the color of the ocean—blue is one of the most magnificent colors in nature and...

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The Monarch Wishing Tree

Supporting Western Monarch Butterfly Conservation Western Monarch butterflies are in peril. Western Monarch populations have dropped 97 percent below their...

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Growing Salvia in Orange County, California

Salvia is a gorgeous plant with tubular blossoms and often velvety and aromatic leaves that add color and texture to...

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Mo’s Avocados at Roger’s Gardens

Fresh, Delicious, Local, and Pesticide Free A perfectly ripe, pesticide-free avocado, locally grown and with a Roger’s Gardens connection. For...

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Creative Ways to Add Fruit Trees and Plants to Small Spaces

Who says you need a big, sprawling orchard to grow delicious organic fruit? There are plenty of creative ways to...

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Plants with Architectural Characteristics

Some plants just have a perfectly statuesque quality—bold and contemporary with an artistic edge. Adding them strategically to your garden...

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Choosing a Fresh Cut Christmas Tree

When decorating your home for the holidays, nothing is more important than the Christmas Tree. Start with the freshest, fullest...

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