Stories from Home And Garden
Get your home ready for winter
Despite the occasional Indian Summer tease, you can’t deny that cold days are coming.
Garden docs: Dealing with poor soil drainage
A reader in Rohnert Park asks the Garden Docs why their sloped backyard isn't draining well.
Wicked botanicals of the plant world
Some of the most unassuming plants can be the deadliest assassins.
Despite drought, October brings unique color to gardens
Featuring late-season color seems like a natural plan for gardeners, but often it isn’t until fall actually arrives that we’re struck by the need for more vibrant orange and yellow, red and burgundy around our homes.
Architectural awards for Petaluma, Sea Ranch homes
Architects with a hand in The Sea Ranch’s design legacy have won two architectural awards for Sonoma County homes that eschew ostentation in favor of evoking the North Coast’s agricultural heritage.
Garden Doctors: Beet plants need to be thinned out
Advice on growing beets, popular herbs and ranunculus.