Stories from Home And Garden

One reader asks how to divide up bearded irises to produce healthier blooms. Another questions what to look for when buying spring blooming bulbs. Two garden experts share their advice.
When the days grow shorter, what’s the best way to pamper the seeds in your garden? A free upcoming workshop will teach you how to prep seeds for both fall and early spring veggies.
Spreading wildflower seed is a beautiful way to support healthy biodiversity in your Sonoma County landscape. Here's how to get started.
An award-winning Sonoma Mountain retreat built for an Apple designer is made up of two small steel boxes that offer big views through 9-foot sliding glass walls.
The National Wildlife Federation invites all outdoor lovers to submit photos that best illustrate the positive impact gardening has on wildlife with its inaugural Garden for Wildlife Photo Contest.
Here are some tips on drying peppers, saving sunflower seeds and preparing for fall.
It’s a family affair when siblings Dayna Justus and Shawn Husar enlist spouses, kids and their mom to create two magical show gardens in the Hall of Flowers. For Justus, it was the culmination of a lifelong dream after years competing as an amateur.
What would you take with you if ordered to leave your home? Here are 10 things to do right now to be ready if the time comes.
The Garden Docs answer questions on rosemary plants, milkweed and more.
Water fountains are easy and low-cost ways to bring beauty and tranquility to your backyard. Here's what to consider before you buy one.