It is now gardening time in Southern California. Check out the how to make a native plant garden for background and tips.
How to make a native garden
Interested in introducing native plants to your garden?
I am excited to be joining with Wendy Kerfoot, a new board member of South Pasadena Beautiful today (Sunday, 11/15/20) at 4 PM for a Zoom Webinar on introducing native
What to do with green waste in the garden
Learn to use your garden green waste sustainably without power machines or sending it to the landfill. And for everyone's health: NO BLOWERS!
Note: This article was first published in July 2011. Since that time our summers seem to have gotten hotter, with some record-breaking highs. I am writing another article on summer
How to create your own superbloom
Learn to grow your own wildflower superbloom
Lawn out. Wildflowers in.
When you peel off a layer of turf grass, the soil beneath is often compacted, depleted of nutrients and life, and polluted with salts and other chemicals. These chemicals may
3 Garden Pests – Thrips, Scales, Ants
Learn to keep your native plants healthy without resorting to toxic chemicals. Control garden pests, ants, thrips and scales.
How to Prune CA Buckwheat
How to prune CA buckwheat
Planting season for California native gardens
Long time since I checked in with you all. It has been a super, busy fall – wedding, plant sale, autumn foliage trip, another trip to Pacific NW, along with
Tips for Native Plant Heat Wave Gardening
Now that last summer’s extreme heat is behind us, it is time to take stock and see what we have learned. Although I have seen numerous articles (here and here –