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Tricks to Overwinter Cold-Sensitive Plants

Written by David S. Winter, mild as it is in Southern California, can still present unfavorable weather for plants. Some of the more tropical plants cannot handle near-freezing temperatures. In this article, we discuss how to protect heat-loving plants during the colder months of the year. One of the first things to know is the […]

Guide to Fall Pests and Products that Deal with Them

Written by David S. If you garden, you may notice more signs of pests around the garden and in your home. Fall is the most significant time of year for pest populations. Food is abundant, their young have grown, and the ever-encroaching seasonal change looms just on the horizon. For insects, those attributes signal a […]

Watering Plants In A Drought – Being Waterwise

By Richard Flowers, ACCNP-Green Thumb Nursery-VenturaWith todays water resources drastically shrinking, we can do our part in the home landscape to help conserve this precious commodity and make irrigating your garden more effective. I will provide you with many tips and first hand experience on how you could water your plants wisely in our critical […]

Outdoor Living – Garden Structures Improve the Way You Live

Written by David S.  From small yards to rolling landscapes, garden structures help improve the way we live outdoors. In this blog, we focus on creating spaces that improve the quality of our outdoor life. We discuss: Gazebos Pergola  Arches  Patio features  And a few other things you might need to know.  Creating Spaces  One […]

Sustainable Gardening

Written by David S. Sustainable gardening is an eco-friendly approach to traditional garden methods. When you practice sustainable gardening, you care for the soil and its health. Other facets of sustainable gardening consider how you garden, what you plant, water resources, and annual yields. Inside this blog, we go into these processes. When done correctly, […]