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Zinnias in Profusion
The Profusion series of zinnias are garden favorites, appreciated for their profuse flowering all summer long, their disease resistance, and their compact size. So gardeners across the country...
If you're looking for something to add pizzazz to your container plantings or garden beds this summer, check out Celosia 'Intenz', a new offering from Ball Ingenuity. But you better put on your...
A Peach of a Blueberry
Blueberries may be the ideal home garden fruit. Not only are the fruits delicious and filled with healthful phytonutrients, they are easy to grow, with few pest and disease problems, and the...
A Hydrangea for Small Spaces
If you love the lush summer blooms of panicle hydrangea, but are challenged to find a spot for it in your landscape because of its size, you'll be happy to learn of a new dwarf cultivar from...
In the Garden
Mulch, mulch, mulch is the mantra of gardeners, especially in a hot summer climate like that of southern California. This allegiance to mulching is based on our being protective, economical, inventive, and efficient. Protective because we don't want our...
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Clever Gardening Technique
Protect New Shoots Use plastic baskets from cherry tomatoes or strawberries to protect newly-sprouted seedlings such...
Shows & Events
Worm Composting Workshop Come to the Fullerton Arboretum on Saturday, May 18, from 10-11:30 a.m. to learn how to introduce...
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- Fertilize Transplants
- Prune Fruit Tree Suckers
- Handpick Hornworms
- Harvest Garlic and Onions
- Snip Spent Rose Blooms