Have you read about declining bird & pollinator populations? Learn how you can help in a free class on habitat gardening with native plants.
Gardening to Help Save the Monarch. Barbara Eisenstein, author of Learning to Garden with Native Plants, shares secrets of how to attract monarch butterflies into your garden, and how this will benefit your edible garden.
It is almost the summer solstice but there are still lots of flowers blooming in the nature park. There is a mighty fine display of California buckwheat (Eriogonum fasciculatum). Toyon (Heteromeles arbutifolia) is also blooming, a harbinger of lovely red berries in winter. Wild sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) are just getting started, standing tall with several blooms per stem. […]