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Rose and Garden Cleanup in Preparation for Winter

Written by Sarah R. Although other parts of the country might see more dramatic seasonal changes in the fall, Southern California gardeners will still benefit by performing certain fall gardening clean up chores. This is especially true if you are an avid rose or flower gardener. Many flowering shrubs and perennials greatly benefit from fall […]

Ways to Add Fall Color to Your Garden

Written by Katie S. Even though Southern California’s nearly-constant good weather and sunshine means that the region doesn’t experience the dramatic color changes that come with the change in the seasons. This doesn’t mean you can’t have lots of fall color in your garden though. The following ideas are just a few ways you can […]

Ornamental Cabbage and Kale

By Richard Flowers, ACCNP-Green Thumb Nursery-Ventura It’s wintertime and peering in the distance I see a wondrous ocean of vibrant and eye-popping floral display but with closer examination I see no flowers at all, but instead they are brilliantly colored leaves. The last time I was at Disneyland literally hundreds of these beautiful plants showed […]

Fall is for Planting, Our Second Spring

Written by Wendy M. Southern California offers the perfect climate for gardening all year round. The warmer spring/summer months and cooler fall/winter months provide growing conditions for almost every type of vegetable or fruit. During the fall months, weeds grow at a much slower pace allowing your garden plants to take in the nutrients they need […]