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Stories from Home And Garden


Fiendish Flora

They can be some of the most effective of assassins, striking in silence, often with concealed weapons and without motion or emotion.


Home & Garden Events

HEALDSBURG Get a jump on DIY decorating for the holidays Brace yourself. The holidays are coming.


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.


Home and Garden events

Gardening and home improvement news around the North Bay.


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.


Home and garden events

Upcoming events include a workshop on water saving measures.


Native plants require little care

California natives give a lot without needing much care or water.


Home and garden new, upcoming events

Sample summer's bounty at the Harvest Fair, and more.  


Getting creative with gourds

This weekend's annual Calabash Celebration will see artistic pieces, from decorative to useful, and all made from hardshell gourds.

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