Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys
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New, Red Japanese Painted Fern
Ferns are popular shade garden plants that add texture and interest to areas where many plants wont thrive. While the dominant color of ferns is green, the Japanese painted fern adds a silvery...
Simple, Safe Wasp Deterrent
Wasps and yellow jackets have a habit of ruining outdoor picnics and gatherings. They often build nests close to houses or in our yards and can become a nuisance when we try to use our outdoor...
Rose Hips May Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis
Roses have been known for years to be not only beautiful but edible and medicinal as well. The rose hip, in particular, can be used in applesauce, soup, stew, marmalade, bread, pie, jam, and...
Native Ground Cover for Deep Shade
Ferns and hostas may make a big impact in shady areas, but don't overlook the beauty of smaller ground covers, especially when they burst into bloom like Meehan's mint. This native, creeping mint...
In the Garden
When I travel through this world, I see green. I'm not on the lookout for architecture or fashion, I don't notice new cars or fancy houses. I only see plants and how comfortably they are situated in their environment. A beautiful garden will stop me in...
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Shows & Events
Flowers in the Home Join Filoli Gardens in exploring the many ways plants enrich our lives and homes during Flowers...
Tool or Gardening Product
Sluggo Plus Good news, gardeners! There's a new product in the Sluggo line -- our favorite organic slug and...
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- Plant a Cutting Garden
- Patrol for Budworms
- Irrigate Young Trees
- Treat Trees With Oak Moths
- Thin Apple Trees