Another in a series of posts to bring you interesting garden-related stories. This week we have links to a few articles we think you'll like and news about events in Southern California. A Plan to Turn Brooklyn's Unused Acres Green: This article is about a truly great idea that a group of Brooklyn gardeners called... Continue Reading →
Last week our tips focused on pruning hybrid tea and floribunda roses in coastal Southern California. Today we'll finish up with tips for pruning Old Garden Roses, shrub roses, standard or tree roses, and climbers. Don't forget to clean and sharpen your tools before you start — a clean cut is important. Let's start with... Continue Reading →
I know, I know, strawberry season is over for most folks, but one of the big perks of living in Southern California is that we enjoy fresh fruit almost year round — even strawberries. The development of the newer day-neutral varieties means that strawberry season has been extended well into the fall in warmer climates... Continue Reading →
Besides, it's highly attractive to Monarch butterflies and it'll take part shade, which is pretty much all I've got. So I took two!
Barbara: The wonderful UCCE Master Gardeners of Orange County are at it again. They'll be presenting a series of five exciting gardening workshops March 13 — May 15 at the Farm and Food Lab in the Great Park in Irvine (details below and in the sidebar). If you live in Orange County and are a... Continue Reading →
Barbara: I was looking forward to this past Saturday morning ever since I read that the University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners would be presenting a fall vegetable workshop at the Farm and Food Lab in the Great Park. Irvine is something of a wasteland when it comes to these sorts of things, so... Continue Reading →