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Upcoming North Bay home and garden events
Visit a Russian River rose garden for Memorial Day, a plant sale in Calistoga and an open garden tour in Marin County.
Know your enemy: tips for battling garden pests
Enlist soldier beetles to attack your aphids. These garden enemies can cause prune leaf curl and spread viruses to plants like nandina.
Love roses? Meet these other pretty and tasty members of the amazing rose family
May is the peak floral bloom for roses. But did you know that loquats, quince, almonds, apples, strawberries and cherries are also members of the Rosecea family?
Celebrate spring with these gardening events
Maximize the peak gardening season by visiting a beautiful garden, stopping by a plant sale or taking in a workshop to hone your own gardening skills.
Santa Rosa woman wins TV home makeover contest
A Santa Rosa woman got a little much needed help around the house after winning a contest sponsored by a nationally syndicated TV show.
Home and garden events: Pamper mom with roses in Healdsburg
Looking for something to do with mom this weekend? Here are some garden-themed ideas.
Go butterfly watching in your own backyard
Mourning cloaks and pipevine swallowtails are among the fluttering beauties you can spot in the North Bay.
Healdsburg’s tiny ‘fairy doors’ raising eyebrows, speculation
Healdsburg is contemplating the mysterious appearance of 'fairy doors' throughout its downtown, tiny doors for tiny mythical creatures, complete with embellishments.
Don't miss these plant sales and more
Inmates grow all the plants for the Sonoma County Jail Plant Nursery and Teaching Garden and May 5 it will open up to the public for a plant sale. It’s a great month to check out other plant sales, too.
How to get a peek at the North Bay's best gardens
Front-yard gardens have changed from tightly manicured to eco-friendly and useful. Get inspired by these upcoming garden tours.
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