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How to Design a Cut Flower Garden

Having a beautiful garden to brighten your outdoor scenery is always nice—but wouldn’t it be lovely to bring all that...

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The Peculiar Science of Moon Phase Gardening

Have you heard of gardening based on the moon phase? It's a fascinating practice, and while the concept may leave...

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What to Know About Monarch Butterflies and The Milkweed in Your Garden

Resource: Joshua Siskin - OC RegisterPublished: August 20, 2022 In 2020, around Thanksgiving, a total of fewer than 2,000 monarch...

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Multiply Your Indoor Plant Collection by Propagating Cuttings

Multiply Your Indoor Plant Collection by Propagating Cuttings Want to multiply your collection of indoor plants without spending a dime?...

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Plant Care

Bougainvillea is a popular plant in warm, coastal regions like Orange County. Its climbing vines grow tall and lush, exploding...

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What to Do When Your Agave Blooms

Seeing an agave bloom is always a spectacular sight! Their tall flower stalks look like whimsical trees from a Dr....

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A Complete Guide to Orchid Care for Beginners

Orchid care is different from the standard houseplant care protocol, but even beginners can successfully grow these exotic flowering plants...

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The Most Beautiful Varieties of Orchids to Grow Indoors

There are so many spectacular varieties of orchids—some are more common, while others are rare and exotic. At our garden...

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Monarch Butterflies Could Become Extinct if We Don't Take These 3 Steps, Experts Say

Story by Madeline Holcombe and Jalen Beckford, CNN One of the most popular and recognizable insects is at risk of...

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Water-Wise Plants for Southern California Gardens

Sustaining Nature and Gardens with Less Water Listed below are just a few of the hundreds of Water-Wise plants for...

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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 Grow Lavender

Lavender is such a spectacular flower. Its dreamy purple blooms remind us of charming English countrysides and wildflower meadows. On...

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California cracks down on water use as it sees its most severe drought ever

article resource: npr Water restrictions began Wednesday for 6 million residents in Southern California, as the state enters its third...

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7 Activities for Engaging Kids with Pollinator Gardens

Kids love learning about animals—especially when they see them in real life. Creating a pollinator garden is a fantastic way...

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How To Care For Basil Plants

Basil is one of the easiest and fastest culinary herbs to grow. There are so many ways to use it—that...

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5 Radiant Red Flowers That Hummingbirds Can't Resist!

Hummingbirds are such breathtaking creatures—you can't help but feel a burst of excitement when you catch a fleeting glimpse of...

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California Friendly® Plants

Choosing Water-Wise California Friendly Plants We have made it easy for you to determine which plants are Water-Wise California Friendly....

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How to Preserve Your Summer Harvest

Is there anything more gourmet than homegrown vegetables? Only fresh vegetables that have been hand-selected and lovingly preserved! Knowing how...

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Rare, Threatened and Endangered Plants of Upper Newport Bay

Most everyone reading this already knows of the incredible botanical treasure that Upper Newport Bay is. Orange County, an area...

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Roger's Gardens
Water-Wise Project

Fifteen years ago, Roger’s Gardens was surrounded by lush lawns, lots of them. Times change and so do landscapes. In...

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