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Investing in Your Landscape Pays Off
Money does grow on trees, according to a new study from Michigan State University. Researchers conducted an experiment to determine the landscape components home buyers valued the most, and how...
A New Walkway De-Icer ThatÂs Safe for Plants
Winter is upon us. If you live in an area with frequent snow and ice storms, you know its a chore to keep the drive and walkways cleared and safe. One of the products often used is a commercial...
A Unique Gift for Gardeners: Personal UV Monitor
Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the outdoorsy member of the family? How about his or her own personal UV monitor? With increased concern about the amount and intensity of skin exposure to...
New ÂBlushing BrideÂ Hydrangea
Gardeners from the north to the south have enjoyed the beautiful Endless Summer® hydrangea since its release two years ago. This mophead hydrangea ( Hydrangea macrophylla Bailmer Endless...
In the Garden
Weird weather occurs regularly in the gardener's world. It never seems normal. It's always hotter or colder, windier or rainier, sunnier or gloomier than it "should" be at that time of year. Our rain and fall chill came early this year, in October....
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Shows & Events
Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program From now through January 15, application packets are available for Los Angeles County's Master...
Favorite or New Plant
Live Christmas Trees If you plan to decorate a live Christmas tree indoors and then move or plant it outdoors...
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- Growing Winter Veggies
- Move Transplants into the Garden
- Water Sparingly
- Prune for Holiday Decorations
- Adjust Water and Fertilizer for Houseplants