Spiritual Renewal in Uncertain Times… Right in our own Backyards

Where do you go to renew your spirit? Have you tried your backyard?

Establishing Wildlife Habitat

Making a difference in this world starts in your own backyard…

What’s eating the edges of my Rhododendron?!

Noticing notched leaves on your Rhododendrons but can’t pinpoint the culprit? Most likely it is the sneaky Root Weevil…

Interactive Hardiness Map is Fab!

Check out the interactive USDA Hardiness Map!

Fall Favorite — Arbutus unedo ‘Compacta’

A favorite plant for all seasons, Arbutus unedo ‘Compacta’

Smart Watering: “Cycle n’ Soaking”

“Cycle and Soaking” is a technique for minimizing water usage while keeping your lawn green during our dry season and developing deeper root systems.

Getting Down and Dirty is Good for You!

The research keeps pouring in that we need to get outside and get dirty!

Lower your water bill, part 1

Add compost to your lawn and save water!

The Wonderful World of Microbes!

Crazy footage of the world of microbes… 2015 winners

Plants to Pull Over and Admire! January: Redtwig Dogwood

Add some spark to your winter garden: Redtwig Dogwoods