Luckily there is a good solution – the Treegator® I am seeing more and more of the these slow release water bags lately, on the city’s new street trees
Here on the West Coast in Northern California and in a lot of the arid west, we’re dealing with hotter and drier conditions. So some questions running through the back of your mind – what to do with the plants you already have? What are you going to do with your garden?
You may or may not be familiar with ollas, but they’re making a comeback, especially with the continuing ‘severe’ drought in the western US states. People are catching on to the fact that they can maintain a planter or a small garden plot, using a lot less water than overhead watering or drip irrigation, even […]
I couldn’t decide between the Magid and West County gloves since both have fantastic reviews. So, yes, I decided to buy a pair of each.
Another in the series of our super short videos. Today we ask the question – should you leave the spent flowers on your sedum? As you can see in the video, they do add interest to the winter garden.
I find myself in Vancouver just two days before VanDusen Gardens is about to open their winter light show. Even though it’s during the day and before the opening we go anyway and, wow, glad we did. Such a fun garden to walk around…
Would your new fence make you even happier if it was covered in vines? Or maybe one side of your garden has a bare wall that is not that aesthetically pleasing and would be less so if it were donned a flowering trumpet vine?
Hmmm… you say to yourself, that salad would be awesome with a little squeeze of lemon. So you head out to your garden to harvest a few of your Meyer lemons only to find all the ripe lemons, completely and neatly peeled, but still hanging in the tree. Weird, right?
There’s something unforgettable about using a bold color paint on the front door of your home. Recently, I passed several outstanding front doors worth sharing. These doors called attention to themselves because they were very playful, bright and cheery. If that was their intent, it worked, I noticed them.
Word in the garden is that skunks are doing more than drive by’s, they’re wreaking havoc. With the ongoing drought a moist, luscious garden offers a bounty of skunk food. You’ll find circular holes in your lawn when they dig for grubs and other insects…