It is a very old specimen of a rare hybrid that was growing in the former site of one of Francesco Franceschi’s nurseries. Read story.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
The bromeliad plant family outdoes itself with amazing color combinations in many of its flowers. Read story.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
As in any family, there are the stars and the black sheep of this hairy genus. Read story.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
It’s a great time to build a good basis for next year's growth by feeding the soil. Read story.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Here are a few simple rules to follow for planting everything from seedlings to boxed specimens. Read story.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
How to make your garden prosper in the high summer months. Read story.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Humans have exploited plants’ adaptability now for tens of thousands of years. Read story.
Monday, July 1, 2013
Coffee-table books abound that document heirloom roses, impossible shots of knot gardens, or portraits of ancient trees. Read story.
Saturday, June 29, 2013
There are plenty of flowering plants that bask in summer sun, and there are even some that have been named for that propensity. Read story.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The frond-fringed plant grows all around S.B. Read story.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
There are a couple of hardy palms that do well in Southern California’s environment. Read story.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
More than half of the nation's fruit, nuts, and vegetables come from California. Read story.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Trees that make folks sneeze include maples and eucalyptus. Read story.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Below are some words that mean something different in a horticultural situation. Read story.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
A devastating new pest threatens citrus trees. Read story.