Here’s a repost of a 2015 piece on collecting wildflower seeds in my home garden. Right now, I’m doing exactly what I did 8 years ago except that I have
Dormancy in the southern California garden
(Posted on July 8, 2018, also see Tips for Native Plant Heat Wave Gardening, Sept. 18. 2018) We are currently enjoying a balmy 99+ degree day. After the record breaking
Learn to use your garden green waste sustainably without power machines or sending it to the landfill. And for everyone's health: NO BLOWERS!
Learn to grow your own wildflower superbloom
Virtual Native Plant Garden Tour, Garden 28, South Pasadena. Tour this South Pasadena native plant garden: front yard wildflowers, backyard flannel bush, flagstone paths, sustainable gardening practices.
Native plants are only one element of a good native garden. Banish all leafblowers and machinary to make your garden hospitable to birds and other critters.
Learn to keep your native plants healthy without resorting to toxic chemicals. Control garden pests, ants, thrips and scales.