Stories from Home And Garden
Home and garden events around Sonoma County
One of the many events coming up this week includes a talk for beginning gardeners on how to start a garden.
Historic home gets new life
The Heritage Homes of Petaluma awarded a young couple with an Award of Great Merit for their restoration efforts on their modest, 950 square-foot house.
PHOTOS: Inside McDonald Mansion
Take a look back at the historic Santa Rosa home as it gears up for this year's spook season.
Green roofs gaining ground
Combining nature with urban designs, more and more Sonoma County businesses and homes are incorporating plants and other natural elements into their structure.
Garden Doctors: Grow annuals that will reseed themselves
A reader asks for recommendations on annual flowers that will reseed her garden.
Tell us: Share your best fall and Halloween crafts ideas
We’re seeking readers to submit their best homemade decorations for Halloween or the autumn season.
This week's home and garden events
Upcoming events include several lawn replacement workshops, and tips on planting a fall and winder garden.
10 things to do right now to get your home ready for El Niño
After a summer of dried hills, catastrophic fire and drought, it’s time to prepare the house for a stormy winter and spring.
Homegrown: Autumn colors to plant in your garden
A few ideas to add seasonal hues to your autumn garden.