Check out Santa Barbara Botanic Garden’s annual native plant sale. Read story.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
With a little planning, the water in a sprinkling can is indispensable. Read story.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
A few garden tasks are especially suited to the beginning of fall. Read story.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The lesson is to recycle organic material from the landscape right on site. Read story.
Friday, August 29, 2014
The lush life is past, at least for now. Read story.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Whether from your garden or the farmers markets, fresh is delicious. Read story.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Many plants grown for their flowers will bloom again when cut back in midsummer. Read story.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
For most, water is scarce, but the desire to grow a garden, however small, is still strong. Read story.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Those giants from Down Under that now and then, just keel over taking a car or roof with them, are just planted in the wrong place. Read story.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Fire-prevention specialists have developed a specific set of guidelines for managing landscapes to keep your home as fire safe as it can be. Read story.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Many established garden plants are simply not acclimated to increased solar radiation in addition to the stress of less moisture. Read story.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
With care, landscapes can be maintained without the waste that sends excess water down the drain to the ocean. Read story.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Springtime in California is heralded by a glorious burst of color from the state flower, the California poppy. Read story.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Some unseen, but important, residents in gardens may not be able to weather long dry periods without some extra consideration. Read story.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
For all vines, know how high the vine is likely to climb and either be prepared to prune it to keep it in check or provide a support tall enough from the start. Read story.