Garden Journal — Spring To Do List

I wrote this list for the colder Western regions, but Barbara pointed out that it works equally well for March gardens in Southern California. In the Rocky Mountains there's a good chance you still have snow on the ground, or if the snow has melted you are dealing with frozen ground that turns muddy for... Continue Reading →

Tuesday’s Tips — Drying Winds

Here in Southern California the Santa Anas are upon us. These drying winds (hot or cold) that blow down through the mountain passes bring extremely low humidity with them. This combination of wind and low-to-no moisture can wreck havoc in your garden, especially if you've just put some new plants in the ground. Dry winter... Continue Reading →

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