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Flower bulbs are popping in fire-ravaged gardens
Readers seeks advice on freezing seed and caring for tillandsia, a plant that lives on air.
Secrets for the perfect winter garden pruning
Now is the time to prune many plants in your gardens, from rose bushes to shrubs, trees and vines. If you don’t know what you’re doing, you can make a mess of things.
Book features inspirational local gardens
'Private Gardens of the Bay Area' is a visual survey of some of the best gardens by the Bay, including several from Sonoma County.
Rethinking your garden for 2018
Award-winning gardener Kate Frey shares what her garden means to her as she plans how it will look this year.
Home and garden events: Sonoma floral workshop touts winter whites
Tesoro Floral Design will show flower enthusiasts how to create a bouquet made of fragrant white blooms like hyacinth and narcissus.
Garden docs: Mulch or compost? What’s the difference?
Mulch and compost aren't the same. Learn the difference, and how they help your soil.
Handmade Chilean woolens warm up the home in winter
Catalina Marin collaborates with the women of Chiloe, a fishing island off the coast of southern Chile, to create luxury blankets, pillows and throw rugs finely made using traditional techniques but with an understated and updated look.
Santa Rosa man creates holiday forest of Christmas inflatables
After 25 years, Gary Rasche’s outdoor display has grown into a magical Christmas forest that draws hundreds of people to his Montecito Heights home every night in December.
Bulbs, buds and berries enliven winter gardens
Bulbs are emerging everywhere. In burned neighborhoods and wildlands they are easy to see, and besides ferns, they may be the only trace of green.
Holiday candles reconsidered after recent fires
After the recent fire tragedies, this season’s candle lighting traditions may feel stressful for some. Here are some ways to find comfort without fear.
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