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Garden Love Story

Native heartleaf rosemallow (Hibiscus martianus) always wins hearts, including mine. With Sunday morning’s break from searing heat, a diminutive rosy blossom unfurled. Have you ever seen this on your plants? Sort of looks like foam sealant, don’t you think? This one’s not to love, though. Henry Thornton discovered it on his Shasta daisies after all | read more →

Glam Houseplant Design/Fall Vegetable Prep

And the heat goes on. . . I’ve been dosing my young Mexican beautyberry with some slow-hose water after moving it last year, but it still shows signs of stress. Young plants need a few years to handle routine drought or freeze. Still, fall beckons and that means fresh pickings from the cool weather vegetable | read more →

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New Garden Designs

air date: September 14, 2019

Explore large space designs with Mandi Golman from Yarrow Landscaping, including an urban permaculture and lumberyard renovated into an art gallery/living space. On tour, as Alitza and Alfredo Vallejo approached their 50th wedding anniversary, he broke new ground for a garden of family memories. Daphne examines crown gall after a wet spring and why this bacterium is fatal. John picks the best gloves to handle different chores–from planting and getting wet to protection when pruning prickly plants.

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September To Do List

This month's tips for how to care for your plants, pruning, fertilizing, lawn care, and preping for your garden. Read the entire to do list.

Plant of the Week

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