Gophers Be Gone

Tips on eradicating hungry underground rodents from your yard. Read story.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Should I Go for Artificial Grass?

Replacing lawn with Synthetic Turf never looked so good. Read story.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Where to Find Home and Garden Supplies

A quick rundown on shops to find what you need, from Carpinteria to Goleta. Read story.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Tooling Around in the Garden

Must-haves for your backyard needs — and knees. Read story.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Gardening: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

The S.B. Botanic Garden celebrates 90 years by opening two new gardens. Read story.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Arcadia Studio Plants Enthusiasm for Drought-Friendly Design

How this Santa Barbara firm of landscape architects can brighten your backyard. Read story.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Spring Flora Event

Check out Santa Barbara Botanic Garden’s annual native plant sale. Read story.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Watering Cans

With a little planning, the water in a sprinkling can is indispensable. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

October: A Golden Month

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

Green View

The lush life is past, at least for now. Read story.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Tomatoes and Peppers and Corn (Oh My)

Whether from your garden or the farmers markets, fresh is delicious. Read story.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

July in the Garden

Many plants grown for their flowers will bloom again when cut back in midsummer. Read story.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Maximize Yield, Minimize Space

For most, water is scarce, but the desire to grow a garden, however small, is still strong. Read story.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Small Eucalyptus (and Relatives)

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
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