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New, White Cherry Tomato
Cherry tomatoes are sweet and prolific and good for eating in salads or straight from the garden. They come in a range of colors including red, pink, orange, yellow, and now white. Italian...
Environmentally Friendly Road Salt Solution
Winter for much of the country means ice and snow. One of the ways to help cars and feet grip better is to spread road salt on walkways and streets. More than 15 million tons of deicing salts are...
Unique Hibiscus Collection
Tropical hibiscus are impressive plants with their evergreen foliage and trumpet-shaped, brightly colored flowers. A new line of tropical hibiscus will be available in spring that offers unique...
Garden Design Program for Vegetable Gardeners
Winter is the perfect time to pull out the seed catalogs and design your vegetable garden. While most of us use the old paper-and-pencil method, there are some online garden design programs that...
In the Garden
My annual garden resolutions are easy for me to keep since they're borne of my previous year's garden experiences. I hope these will give you some ideas for your own resolutions.
1. Keep a checklist of monthly garden tasks that need doing. I've...
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Shows & Events
Pruning Fruit Trees On Sunday, January 20, from 1 to 3:30 p.m., in the Palm Room at the Los Angeles County Arboretum...
Clever Gardening Technique
Holiday Tree Branches Become Pea Stakes Cut branches from your holiday trees to use as trellis stakes for your pea plants, or to cover...
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- Plant Garlic and Onion Sets
- Scatter Posies Outdoors
- Sow Flower Seeds Indoors