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Gardening

Contain Yourself: Making Potted Plants Pretty

Here’s tips on making your planters pop like the nursery’s. Read story.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Backyard Wildlife: A Butterfly Habitat Adds Wonder to Your Garden

Sally Isaacson Read story.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Establishing Bougainvillea in Your Garden

How to Plant and Successfully Grow This Colorful, Drought-Tolerant Plant Read story.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Making Gardens Beautiful and Water-Wise

Learn about drought-friendly plants at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden’s new exhibit. Read story.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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

Fighting Bougie Bugs

Here are tips for combatting the pesky bougainvillea looper, the caterpillar form of the somber carpet moth. Read story.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Letting Go, Even in Your Yard

Ditching plants may be the best thing for your garden. Read story.

Thursday, March 31, 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
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