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Brighten your garden with this showstopping plant combination
Discover the plants that not only provide a show-stopping scene, but also attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees.
Garden Docs: French versus Korean lilacs
Advice on lilacs, Scotch Broom, pruning olive and one special shrub.
Got trees? Brighten your garden with these shade-loving plants
Astilbe, Bleeding Heart, Fairy Primrose and Heuchera are among many the plants you can use to brighten your shade garden.
Some plants don’t mind drought. How do they do it?
Plants have developed a multitude of tricks to get by when it’s dry
When it comes to fruit trees, thin is in
Peaches, nectarines, apricots, Asian pears, plums, and apples do better if you thin them out
Upcoming home and garden events
Visit gardens in Marin and a Sweetpea farm in Sebastopol, and other garden events around Sonoma County.
Garden Docs: Find the perfect garden hose for your plants
Tired of kinking, flimsy water hoses? The Garden Docs share tips on how to find one that will last.
Former Miss Universe contestant's Sebastopol garden is living art
Filipina film star Maria Isabel Lopez is one of more than 160 artists who will welcome visitors to their homes and studios this weekend and next to view their 'Art at the Source.'
Sweeten your summer with honeysuckle
Easy care varieties of honeysuckle for your garden
1980s Sebastopol ranch house taken back to the future
Designer Tama Bell updated her 1980s house with new siding, windows, lights and an outdoor living area.
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