Stories from Home And Garden


Get your home ready for winter

Despite the occasional Indian Summer tease, you can’t deny that cold days are coming.


Garden docs: Dealing with poor soil drainage

A reader in Rohnert Park asks the Garden Docs why their sloped backyard isn't draining well.


Home and garden briefs

Upcoming events include workshops on herbs and holiday decor classes.


Wicked botanicals of the plant world

Some of the most unassuming plants can be the deadliest assassins.


Home & garden news and events

Upcoming workshops include a class on holiday decorating.


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.

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