Plant Native In Shade

Houzz. June 24, 2022. By Lauren Dunec Hoang: If you’re looking for planting inspiration for a shaded area of your garden, look no farther than the natural woodlands of your region. If you choose to plant native perennials in your garden, you’ll be rewarded with plants that come back year after year and are perfectly adapted to your area. Read More

Keep Gardens Healthy with Less

Houzz. June 13, 2022. By Julie Sheer: Many homeowners are living in places experiencing drought conditions. About 95% of California is in severe or extreme drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. If you’re a home gardener looking to reduce outdoor water use while keeping your plantings healthy and attractive, here are eight water-saving measures landscape pros recommend. Read More

Prepare for Pre-Evacuation June 1, 2022. By Larissa Runkle: You’re enjoying another perfectly warm, slightly windy summer afternoon—until your phone buzzes or you hear from a neighbor that your street is on a wildfire pre-evacuation notice again. Unfortunately, wildfires are becoming a summer season norm for many Western homeowners like me. Read More