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Stories from Home And Garden

Fresh news for home and garden

The Burbank Gardens is looking for a few good volunteers, and the Orchid Society welcomes a talk from a well-known orchid specialist.

It’s time to plant bare root trees in Sonoma County

Dormant trees pulled from the ground in fall are ready to plant, using these five simple steps.

Urban Santa Rosa Homesteader is itching to plant

If Melissa Keyser can’t be outside in her garden, at the kitchen table is the second best thing, surrounded by seeds, notes, catalogs and calendars.

Garden Docs: Tree pruning tips

Here’s how to shape and strengthen trees of all ages during Sonoma County’s winter months.

Petaluma hoarder house transformed into stunning Victorian

Eager to unearth a crowded home’s charm, a Petaluma couple went to great lengths in a restoration project – even agreeing per contract to care for a spider that lived in the kitchen.

Cotati 'Barntique' offers bargains for home and garden

At the charmingly named Farmer’s Wife Barntique, it’s never the same sale twice.

Budget-friendly ways to design an apartment

A Santa Rosa couple share how they designed their apartment without spending a lot of money.

Landmark resort near Santa Rosa gets new lease on life

After being closed for years, the newly refurbished Mark West Lodge has re-opened as a go-to events center thanks to an enterprising young couple who first met as students at Piner High.

Upcoming home and garden events

This week, learn the secrets to pruning your fruit trees for a bountiful spring crop.

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