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Looking for a change of color? Celebrate fall with these plants
Try these plants for a beautiful display of the season's best colors.
How to create a fire-resistant garden
There are things homeowners can do to protect their properties by planting and maintaining a landscape with less-flammable plants and trees and maintained in such a way that will reduce the chance of fire spreading.
After the fire, will the kids be all right?
Local psychologists tell us that kids coping with losses from the North Bay fires will need extra care and understanding. Here’s what to expect, and when to get extra help.
Is your property covered in fire retardant? Here’s how to clean it
Air dropped fire retardant is messy and a danger to animals. Here's what you need know to clean it up.
Advice for more blooms from crape myrtle trees
Garden docs offer advice on crape myrtles, coleus and weeping cherries
Want a better garden? Upcoming classes will help you polish your green thumb
Learn how to make holiday arrangements, care for your succulents, manage garden pests and more
Home and garden events
Quarryhill reopens with free admission and great deals on plants in Graton and Occidental
First aid for fire-damaged soil
What to do now to stop erosion after a fire.
Top your pumpkins with succulents for pretty autumn decor
Pumpkins topped with succulents make eye-catching accents in the home that can easily hold their own from Halloween to Thanksgiving.
Garden Docs: Plants hurt by heat and ash? Here’s what to do
Even if your property didn’t burn in the wildfires, your plants may have suffered from the effects. Here's how to revive them.
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