October 17, 2007
These natives of Japan and Korea need regular water and actually very little fertilizer. They are slow-growing to 20 feet, with an equal or greater spread… Read More
October 1, 2007
Azaleas, Camellias and Rhododendrons could be considered the royal family of the shade garden. Each group has nearly 3000 named varieties of different color, flower form… Read More
August 22, 2007
We love these recipe ideas from today's New York Times Food Section!
So Many Tomatoes to Stuff in a Week
Published: August 22, 2007, New York Times
Of all… Read More
August 15, 2007
This time of year gardeners are seeing powdery mildew and spider mites on roses, as well as rust. The easiest, organic solution is to wash off… Read More
July 30, 2007
The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.
~Hanna Rion Read More
July 24, 2007
These natives of Mexico and Central America are definitely frost-tender, although they may survive light frosts in Sunset zones 16-17. All attract hummingbirds. They can take… Read More
July 19, 2007
The North American Butterfly Association's list of top butterfly nectar flowers. Check it out!
http://www.naba.org/ftp/baca.pdf… Read More
July 2, 2007
Keep up on watering container plants...we have a few suggestions to help!
First and foremost: water each plant to the top of the container rim so that… Read More
June 29, 2007
My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant's point of view.
–H. Fred Ale Read More
June 8, 2007
"When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it,
it's your world for the moment."
- Georgia O'Keefe Read More