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Home and garden news, upcoming events

Gourd art will be celebrated at the annual Calabash festival in Forestville.

A guide to drought-friendly trees

Contrary to what you may think, reinventing your yard into a less thirsty landscape doesn't mean you have to forgo trees.

Are you ready for the next quake?

Experts say people are much more likely to be injured by falling or flying objects in an earthquake than die in a collapsed building. So what can a homeowner do to protect themselves and their possessions?

Home and garden news, upcoming events

The Fall Home Show returns to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds Sept. 20 and 21.

Garden Doctors: Why boxwoods turn orange

Some boxwoods lose some of their green color in winter if they are growing in full sun.

Home and garden news, upcoming events

Food gardening specialists will give a free workshop on how to plant a winter vegetable garden. Plus, more home and garden news.

Gardens of color on display for a good cause

Sonoma garden is one of two open to visitors as part of a fall tour that is a chief fundraiser for Quarryhill Botanical Garden.

Home and garden news, upcoming events

'The Legacy of Luther Burbank,' a gallery show of botanically accurate portraits of selected plants, fruits, vegetables, flowers and trees, opens Sept. 11.

Garden Docs: New to vegetable gardening?

The experts offer tips on protecting garden from diseases, and ways to grow ivy.

Pope Valley treasures headed for auction

For 43 years, a weathered and sagging piece of Napa County history has sat untouched, frozen in time. But next week, the long-shuttered doors to a collector's treasure trove will come open.

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